Paint Torch
Lenfest Plaza, Philadelphia, PA
51 feet
2011

Client: Pennsylvanian Academy of the Fine Arts
Artist: Claes Oldenburg
Lighting: Jen Lewin Studio
Installation: George Young Company

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, installation supervision.

Description

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The Paint Torch is installed between the museum and art school protruding out towards Broad Street at a 60 degree angle. The tip of the brush and glob are translucent to accommodate an embedded LED system which glows at night.

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