Blue Sky Between Footsteps

Submitted by Richard Taylor

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Client: Mitchell International Airport

Location: Milwaukee, United States

Completion date: 2007

Artwork budget: $75,000

Project Team

Architect

Ed Baisch

Mitchell Airport

Architect

Michael Brush

Artist

Richard Taylor

Overview

2 suspended sculptures, each 10' x 14' x 2'; aluminum, stainless steel, powder coat; 24 flat pieces applied to glass wall, each 2' x 8' x 1/8″; aluminum, powder coat

Goals

The theme is travel by air. The colorful symbols are combinations of shapes of found objects I have collected traveling.

Process

I created initial designs on computer and shared them with the clients. We settled on a final design, from which I made a 3-D models for their final approval.

Additional Information

People are on their journeys and see the shapes of objects I have collected on my journeys.