Artist-Designed Steel Wristwatch, Ernest Tino Trova
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Artist-Designed Steel Wristwatch, Ernest Tino Trova, "Falling Man", the white metal dial with Arabic numeral indicators and seconds register, hands in the shape of a standing man in profile, enclosing Swiss manual wind movement, completed by an adjustable fabric band, 32 mm, reverse with monogram T, dated 1974.
Note: Purchased at Pace Gallery, New York.
Ernest Tino Trova (1927) is known for his "Falling Man" series in abstract figural sculpture. His viewers are meant to see themselves as human beings challenged by a technological society, aware of their own mortality. He is known for his advanced use of technology in his work.