Ithaca Bend

Submitted by Stephen Porter

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Client: Morse Automotive

Location: Ithaca, NY, United States

Completion date: 1984

Project Team

Artist

Stephen Porter

Client

Morse Automotive

Overview

During the time when Stephen was teaching at Cornell University, he approached a company called Morse Automotive and made a presentation. Stephen's proposal was accepted and resulted in Ithaca Bend, a stainless steel, 73″ x 100″ x 60″ sculpture.

Goals

Morse Automotive had a specific location in mind when considering the opportunity of commissioning Stephen. Ithaca Bend was designed specifically for the site established by the client.

Process

Stephen developed and fabricated this design using his signature geometric shapes, squares and circles, to create strong and beautiful sculptures.