ON HIS 8OTH BIRTHDAY TONY DUQUETTE’S MALIBU RANCH BURNED TO THE GROUND DESTROYING 21 STRUCTURES AS WELL AS SO MUCH OF TONY’S COLLECTIONS OF ANTIQUES AND HIS OWN ORIGINAL WORKS OF ART.  BECAUSE OF THIS TRAGIC LOSS, TONY CREATED AN EXHIBITION FOR THE ARMAND HAMMER MUSEUM OF ART AND CULTURAL CENTER IN WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA CALLED “THE PHOENIX RISING FROM ITS FLAMES”.  THE CENTRAL PHOENIX WAS 28 FEET TALL.  THERE 24 OTHER PHOENIX SCULPTURES IN THREE DESCENDING SIZES.  TONY USED THE EGG SHAPE TO SIGNIFY REBIRTH AND CONTINUANCE