Image: Circle Variation #2
(Poznan, Poland, 1907 - 1981, New York)

Circle Variation #2 , 1938

Metal, wood, plastic, and paint
12 3/4 in. x 24 in. x 2 1/4 in. (32.39 cm x 60.96 cm x 5.72 cm)
Purchased with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Sisler McFawn Foundation
1977.17
installed in "Abstract Sculpture in America, 1930 - 70", 8/24/1991 - 10/20/1991
Although plastic is probably the most commonly found polymer material, it was seldom incorporated in art until the 1960s.  Some European artists, however, began using it as early as 1920.  When Roszak incorporated plastic into this work in 1938, he was among the first American artists to do so.

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