paint torch

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2011

Lenfest Plaza, Philadelphia, PA

51 ft

 

Description:

The Paint Torch is a beautiful, innovative installation that protrudes towards Broad Street at a 60-degree angle. The tip of the brush and glob are translucent to accommodate LED systems embedded in them that glow when lit up at night.

K&A Scope:

Fabricate one composite paintbrush 51 feet tall and paint glob, 6.5 feet tall, shop drawings, engineering, finish samples, steel armature, paint, shipping, and installation supervision.

 

Client: Pennsylvanian Academy of the Fine Arts

Artist: Claes Oldenburg

Lighting: Jen Lewin Studio

Installation: George Young Company