A face with a view

Submitted by Megan Geckler Studio, Inc.

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Client: Private Commission

Location: Newport Beach, CA, United States

Completion date: 2016

Artwork budget: $90,000

Project Team

Artist

Megan Geckler

Megan Geckler Studio

Art Consultant

Anne Mennealy

Other

Andrew Patterson

Patterson Custom Homes

Overview

Comprised of custom-dyed rope in six hues, this custom-designed, site-specific artwork is installed in a private home. Spanning 3 stories along a whitewashed brick wall, the ropes travel from embedded hardware hubs located at the top and bottom of the wall. Geckler utilized the architecture of the staircase to create the geometric pattern, ricocheting the rope around and between the steps.

Process

Geckler worked in conjunction with art consultant, Anne Mennealy, and Andrew Patterson of Patterson Custom Homes to integrate the artwork's anchoring hardware into the brick façade, concealing all connection points inside of the wall.