Atomic art on display in TucsonPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- From scrap metal to sculpture. Designs by the late artist Tony Price are now on display in Tucson.
You can view and purchase the sculpture masks at the Mineral and Fossil Co-op on Oracle near Lee.
In the 60s, tony price had visited Los Alamos, the birth place of the atomic bomb, and brought home salvage parts to create the sculptures.
The art includes pieces of brass, stainless steel and aluminum.
"He did it because he thought there should be some sort of legacy for the atomic bomb other than destruction and so by producing this art he give it a legacy that will live forever," said President and CEO of GeoDecor Thomas Lindgren.
The art forms are said to be reminiscent of the traditional Native American masks, while reflecting the climax of the industrial age.