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Ernest Trova

 (1927 - 2009)
Ernest Tino Trova was active/lived in Missouri.  Ernest Trova is known for sculpture, assemblage, abstraction.

Biography   Ernest Trova


Known for his Falling Man series in abstract figural sculpture, he created hard-edge images that brought him widespread attention because they seem to strike a chord of empathy with viewers who recognized themselves as human beings challenged by a technological society.  Also, they are the only creatures aware of their mortality.  He is considered highly innovative because of his successful combining of technological methods to create his art.

Interpretation as to overall meanings vary with some thinking that it refers to the fall of man in the religious sense and others seeing it as a commentary on the tragic mechanization of society that reduces human beings.  Trova has said that "falling" refers to the fact t   ...  Displaying 750 of 2469 characters.

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