Trylon

Trylon

A tall, narrow, three-sided pyramid; the term was used to describe the symbol of the 1939 New York World’s Fair, the Trylon and Perisphere.
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In the late 1960s and early '70s he regularly contributed chatty, amusing, and very smart columns on art and life for such underground tabloids as Gay and the New York Review of Sex, and in 1977 with Ron Whyte he launched his own zinc, Trylon & Perisphere, a delirious mash-up including criticism, satiric accounts of actual New York galleries, and soft-core eroticism: It showed promise of being well subscribed before it ceased publication after just a few numbers.
Fivemiletown's move for Graham Whiteman from Lisnaskea Rovers should aid their ambitions while Lower Maze strengthened their pack with some notable arrivals, particularly Willie Walker from Broomhedge, Aidan Johnson from Glenavy and Aghalee Village's Myles Trylon.
And when Joe and Polly reach Totenkopf's secret Tibetan base, we even glimpse the Fair's iconic structures, the Trylon and Perisphere, digitally placed in the background.
She points to the Philip Johnson-designed, pyramid-like Trylon towers Tishman added to the Chrysler Building and the retail improvements the firm created at Rockefeller Center.
See Jace Weaver, Turtle Goes to War: Of Military Commissions, the Constitution, and American Indian Memory (New Haven CT: Trylon and Perisphere Press, 2002), 168.
Among them are murals and sculptures by artists involved with the Public Works Administration (WPA), items connected with the Worlds' Fairs, including the Trylon and Perisphere in stainless steel, wood and plastic--a promotional model for the Theme Center at the 1939 New York World's Fair--and a section of a grille of interconnecting swastikas designed by Albert Speer for the German Pavilion at the 1937 Paris International Exhibition.
Its soaring Trylon and Perisphere centerpiece and the General Motors Motorama display captivated me with their architectural flair and brash optimism.
In the sunshine, the first thing you saw as you came down the boardwalk and into the Fair was its dominating symbols, the Trylon and Perisphere, the former a triangular spire fifteen stories high, the latter a gigantic globe a city block across, both gleaming white during the day but illuminated by pastel floodlights, playing through fountains, at night.
20) Consider, for example, the use of New York landmarks as romantic vistas in Sam's love scenes with Tracy Bacon; they are set variously in the Empire State Building and at the famous Trylon from the 1939 World's Fair.
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The design language of the World's Fair was "modernistic," to use a term of the time; and though there was no gallery of Modernist art in the visionary city erected in Flushing Meadows, the fair's famous emblem--the Trylon and Perisphere--monumentalized forms from the vocabulary of Modernistic painting.
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