ART
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in the Public Realm
Checker Burst and Shock Egg
Art: Sculpture

Artist
Eric Eley
Collection
Austin Art in Public Places
Dates
  • Installed, 2015
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Description
The shape of these sculptures is inspired by vapor cones, clouds that form around an object as it approaches supersonic speed. In Shock Egg, the cloud, made of stainless steel rod, turns in on itself, becoming pixelated and narrowing into a small oculus. The cone, suspended in the center, pushes through the surface of the cloud, stretching its leading edge. In Checker Burst, the grid design allows the viewer’s perception of the piece to change moves between dimensions causing the gridded openi...
City of Austin Art in Public Places Collection
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Location
3600 Presidential Blvd
Austin, TX 78719
United States

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