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All sculptures in this set of photographs have been donated by The Carrington Foundation For
Public
Art
to and are
the property of the
United States Air Force.

 

 

 

David Grant Medical Center

 

 


David Grant Medical Center
Travis Air Force Base
"HOME TO THE HILLS"

This historic sculpture created in 1967 for the Harkness Hospital in San Francisco has been in the artist's personal collection since the closing of that facility. The Carrington Foundation For Public Art has donated this sculpture to David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB.
It is now lighted and hanging in that hospital's medical library.

"FLYING BLIND"
(Series 1/1)
Created in 2000 from stainless steel by Carrington specifically for Travis Air Force Base. This piece is now installed for public viewing at Travis AFB David Grant Medical Center.

"THE CHORUS"
(Series 1/1)

This welded steel sculpture has been donated to David Grant Medical Facility and is placed in one of the patio fountains

"LAMURIAN'S LAMENT"
(SERIES 1/1)

A welded steel sculpture created in 1968 by Carrington which remained in the artist's private collection until the year 2000 when it was gifted to David Grant Hospital at Travis AFB in California. It is an artist's conception the "Little People" of Mt. Shasta crying out against the loss of nature caused by the incursions of modern man into the local area.

"SPACE CLOUDS"

DONATED BY THE FOUNDATION TO TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE'S DAVID GRANT MEDICAL CENTER. THIS WELDED STEEL WALL HANGING IS APPROXIMATELY 24 BY 32 INCHES, WEIGHS 15 POUNDS, WAS CREATED IN 1968 AND MAY BE VIEWED IN THE CENTER'S COMMAND SECTION.

"1945"

This Unique "Railroad Worker" sculpture has now been donated by The Carrington Foundation For Public Art to the David Grant Medical Facility at Travis AFB which then placed this piece in the office of the Surgeon General of the Air Force. The work depicts a wounded veteran from World War II on crutches facing the famous "V" symbol which depicts the allies victory in Europe.


"CLASS PORTRAIT"
(Series 1/1)

A wall hanging created by the artist Carrington from springs cut from the tines of a horse drawn hay rake and disc from old clutch disks. The dimensions of this piece are 50 x 24 x 12 inches with a weight of 14 pounds. This whimsical has been donated to Travis AFB David Grant Medical Center.

"ONCE IN A BLUE MOON"

This unique "Hilt Series" sculpture created from a section of saw blade has been donated
\to Travis AFB David Grant Medical Center.

"THE ROOSTER"

A welded steel sculpture created in 1968 and donated to the
David Grant Medical Center's Commanding Officer's Office.

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE IS A MILITARY INSTALLATION AND SOME OF THE CARRINGTON FOUNDATION SCULPTURES ARE NOT EASILY AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR PART OF THE YEAR. THIS RESTRICTION IS TRUE FOR ALL TRAVIS AFB INCLUDING DAVID GRANT MEDICAL CENTER AND THE BASE DISTINGUISHED VISITORS LOUNGE. ANY ARTWORK DONATED TO AND ACCEPTED BY TRAVIS AFB FACILITIES DOES NOT IMPLY FEDERAL ENDORSEMENT OF THE ARTIST OR HIS WORK.