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Sculptor:
Schultz, Saunders 1927-2017  Search this
Severson, William Conrad 1924-1999  Search this
Designer:
Cox, Robert E.  Search this
Founder:
Scopia Studios  Search this
Landscape architect:
Robert E. Goetz & Associates  Search this
Design firm:
Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: polished stainless steel and granite; Basin: exposed aggregate
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Sundial
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Busch Properties, Inc Property Administration P. O. Box 29229 Columbus Ohio 43229
Located Busch Corporate Center 1105 Schrock Road Columbus Ohio 43229
Date:
1982. Dedicated Fall 1982
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Ohio, Columbus survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Business First Magazine (Nov. 5, 1984): pg. 14.
Columbus Business Journal (Nov. 1982): pg. 9.
Hora Novem/William Severson - Saunders Schultz/1982 (Incised on plaques, from north to south:) (A) Winter Solstice/December 21 (B) November 21/January 21 (C) October 21/February 21 (D) Equinox/September 21/March 21 (E) August 21/April 21 (F) July 21/May 21 (G) Summer/Solstice/June 21 signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Solar calendar fountain consists of an angled ring with thirty-two jets of water which converge at its center. The ring rests in the center of a slightly domed circle of pavers which contain ridges marked with dates of the solar calendar. Shadows cast by the sun through a slit on top of the ring is calculated to fall on the appropriate ridge.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Sun  Search this
Control number:
IAS OH000261
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_324707