Canyon’s Edge

Submitted by Laurel Porcari

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Client: American Art Resources

Location: Houston, TX, United States

Completion date: 2016

Artwork budget: $70,000

Project Team

Art Consultant

American Art Resources

Artist

Laurel Porcari

Overview

fused glass sculpture, aluminum edged suspended by steel cabling system

Goals

Canyon’s Edge is the striking visual anchor in a very long, tall hospital lobby volume. The hanging pieces collectively form an impactful composition when viewed from across the lobby and each piece is finely detailed to engage nearby viewers below. The contrasting colors represent the varying terrain and vast blue sky of Texas. Scattered iridescent pieces give the shimmer of a mirage at the horizon, where rocky landscape meets the sky.