A New Curvaceous Public Art Sculpture Made From 5,312 Stripes Of Thin Aluminum

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created 'Minima | Maxima', a large public art sculpture amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, that's made from ?” power-coated Aluminum and stands 43 feet tall. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #Design

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MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created ‘Minima | Maxima’, a large public art sculpture that sits amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

 

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created 'Minima | Maxima', a large public art sculpture amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, that's made from ?” power-coated Aluminum and stands 43 feet tall. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #Design

Photography ©NAARO

The sculpture, designed to provide a moment of contemplation amid the busy grounds of World Expo 2017, stands 43 feet tall.


MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created 'Minima | Maxima', a large public art sculpture amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, that's made from ?” power-coated Aluminum and stands 43 feet tall. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #Design

Photography ©NAARO

Commissioned by Epazote Sa. Vladislav Sludskiy, the design is a multi-ply composite: three layers of flat stripes (white and white sandwiching pink), that are constructed in tandem, supporting one another as they assume curvature and gain height.


MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created 'Minima | Maxima', a large public art sculpture amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, that's made from ?” power-coated Aluminum and stands 43 feet tall. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #Design

Photography ©NAARO

The ultra-thin, self-supporting structure is made from 5,312 structure stripes, with each stripe made from 1/8th inch power-coated aluminum.


MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created 'Minima | Maxima', a large public art sculpture amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, that's made from ?” power-coated Aluminum and stands 43 feet tall. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #Design

Photography ©NAARO

Watch the video below to see some behind the scenes footage of the design and building of the sculpture.


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