AngelVision

Submitted by Eric Staller

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Client: Butterworth Women's and Children's Hospital

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Completion date: 1998

Artwork budget: $200,000

Project Team

Industry Resource

Deborah Schmidt

New Haven Art Fabricators

Artist

Eric Staller

Overview

The sculpture consists of 2 motorized elements: one ceiling-mounted, the other floor-supported.
The 2 elements slowly counter-rotate, producing an ever-changing light to bathe the viewer below. Materials: glass, bronze, aluminum, motors, lighting, electronics
26' diameter x 26' high

Goals

I won a competition to create AngelVision for the hospital entrance. The challenge was to create a place of quiet contemplation, a sectarian chapel. The space is all of a piece with furnishings and lighting complementing the sculpture

Process

I worked with an interior designer and the hospital architect. Motors were engineered and built into the floor and ceiling during the building construction.