David Bakalar

anodized aluminum with applied “Scotchcal” tape
On loan from Dr. David and Mrs. Sandra Bakalar

Dr. David Bakalar studied physics at the undergraduate and graduate level at Harvard University, and received a doctorate in physical metallurgy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bakalar’s formal references for his Helical Man series of sculptures are Gabo, Pevsner, and the Constructivists. The subject is genetics and the DNA helix.