This dimensional artwork was commissioned for a corporate client in Denver, CO. The assemblage was composed of over (790) individually mounted wooden cubes ranging in size from 1 in. square to 2.5 in. square. The overall area covered was approximately 41 ft. wide x 5 ft high x 2.5 in. deep. Each cube was hand painted on all five visible sides with thousands of raised black lines dividing pools of contrasting color.
The global client had just opened this office which would be engaged in the manufacturing and assembly of technology based products for distribution to destinations worldwide. The art consultant wanted a work of art that would represent the function of “assembly”. Consequently, the cubes literally represent the raw materials that go into the products being manufactured; and metaphorically, the layout exemplifies the concept of team work. The left side of the assemblage is composed of shades of blue/green, with the right side in shades of red/yellow. All the colors come together in the circle at the center. Another goal of this dynamic, sculptural piece of artwork was to fill this expansive corridor wall and be “legible” from the limited “frontal” view, as well as remain impactful from the side views in both directions.
The project was commissioned by Hilary Depolo, an art consultant in Denver, CO. She presented a concept and I recreated the silhouette using hundreds of cubes. I submitted a digital mock-up of the assemblage, as well as physical color samples. After approvals were received, the work was completed and shipped within 8 week..
The installation was handled by the art consultant. I provided a template indicating the location of each cube by size and color. The cubes mount with nails which emerge from the back of each piece. Note: Nails can be replaced with screws which mount to plastic anchors if requested. Silicone
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