Buckminster Fuller, Inventions: Twelve Around One, 1981

Images of Buckminster Fuller, Inventions: Twelve Around One

A blueprint shows multiple views of a single-seated, sail-powered catamaran.
  1. Long Occupying the center is a large diagram of the complete vessel with sail extended and two pencil-shaped struts pointing toward the lower right of the image. It is flanked on either side by multiple views from a variety of angles of individual parts of of the vessel. Numerical annotations point to individual components throughout the image.
Buckminster Fuller, American, 1895 - 1983
Inventions: Twelve Around One, 1981
Screen prints on clear polyester and archival paper
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Allegra Fuller Snyder, 2009.27.w
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago