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Abstract Rhythms

 

Abstract Rhythms a glass sculpture.
 

Artist:  Edward Carpenter

Title:  "Abstract Rhythms"

Medium:  Sculpture - Glass

Size:  9' x 40' x 9'

Year Installed:  1991

Venue:  North Regional Library at BCC North Campus

 


Description

This sculpture spanning 40 feet in length is composed of thirteen individual glass panels connected by metal rods. An intricate combination of hand-blown, etched and diachronic glass elements are laminated together to form geometric designs of each panel. Since the sculpture is placed under a skylight (also spanning some 40 feet long) and equipped with a mirror to reflect outdoor environs, there is a continuous play of light emanated from the artwork.

The suspended sculpture is situated above a stairway in the center of the library, allowing a spectacular and surrounded viewing from the ground level and second floor of the library.

 

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