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Title Platinum Moodallion
Date 2003
Collection Delta Air Lines Promotional Objects
Object Name Sculpture
Catalog Number 2004.26.4
Description Delta fiberglass cow statue named "Platinum Moodallion," from Cow Parade Atlanta 2003, Cow Number 905. Cow has two front feet off ground, wears leather helmet and goggles, painted in Delta Colors in Motion aircraft livery with passengers painted on sides.
Artist/Maker Pinsley, Adam
Provenance Delta's entry in the Cows on Parade - Atlanta 2003 art charity fundraising event. CowParade: The Cows - Atlanta in 2003.

From the Cows on Parade website: "The cow was named by Laura Markey, the Delta employee, "Name-That-Cow" contest winner. This air-bound bovine is a tribute to Delta's millions of customers who have flown so many miles with Atlanta's hometown airline. This incredible creation was a collaborative effort among many Delta employees, including designer Adam Pinsley who works in Delta's Corporate Identity department and Technical Operations' employees in the Welding, Paint and Interiors departments who transformed the cow into the wonderful Delta-livery motif you see. Artist: Delta Air Lines, Employee Collaborative Effort, Sponsor: Delta Air Lines, Inc." Modified by Delta TechOps in two weeks.
7/27-9/26/2003: On display outside Colony Square complex in Midtown Atlanta during Cows on Parade - Atlanta 2003. See accession file for news clippings about Delta's participation.
9/27/2003-4/2004: Cow statue on display in front of the Administration Building (home of Delta Marketing Dept.) at General Offices in Atlanta.
4/2004 -present: Cow statue on display at Delta Flight Museum.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Colors in Motion ("Flowing Fabric")
Delta Marketing
Delta TechOps
Atlanta, Ga.
South (U.S.)
Subjects Sculpture
Fund raising
Charitable organizations
Charitable work
Credit line Delta Air Lines
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