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Artery Sunwork 1993
Granite, bronze and stainless, 16h x8w x6d

Commissioned by Artery Organization Corp and installed at their former headquarters building, Bethesda, Maryland on the outskirts of Washington, DC.

The piece is a solar calendar oriented on a north/south axis. The noon day sun creates a shadow that marks each day’s position in the yearly cycle reaching its longest point on the summer solstice, its shortest on the winter solstice.

                                                                        

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Artery Sunwork 1993 Granite, bronze and stainless, 16'h x8'w x6'd

Artery Sunwork, John Van Alstine, Bethesda, MD

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