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Evidence of Time, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Weber, Sally
Medium:
Steel, aluminum, holographic material, drive system
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Kinetic
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Mareno Valley Mall Entrance Mareno Valley California
Date:
1993
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1995.
Summary:
A working pendulum sculpture installed at the entrance to the Moreno Valley Mall. On the south side of the pendulum there are panel that are covered in holographic material (diffraction gratings) that produce a colorful optical illusion from the sunlight as the pendulum swings back and forth. A blue light is visible at the top of the pendulum during the night. At the base there is a line from Umberto Eco's book, "Foucault's Pendulum," which reads: "The Earth turned in her sleep and traded one surface for another."
Topic:
Abstract
Object--Furniture--Clock
Control number:
IAS CA002106
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_358615

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