The Apparent Junction Between Earth & Sky

Submitted by Benjamin Ball

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Client: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Location: Palo Alto, CA, United States

Completion date: Jan 01, 2014

Artwork budget: $275,000

Project Team

Artist

Ball-Nogues Studio

Ball-Nogues Studio

Industry Resource

Buro Happold

Buro Happold

Overview

34’6” x 28’ x 1’ – Powder coated aluminum, stainless steel – This work alludes to a spiritual dimension of water, as well as its capacity to be both healing and foreboding. Over thirty thousand powder coated “pixels” comprise the work. Unlike a mosaic, the viewer sees the pixels as reflected light on brushed stainless steel fins that project from the exterior wall of the building.