Lenfest Plaza, Philadelphia, PA
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.
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