OOS Sculpture

Sun Obelisk

1979 / Dale Eldred (1933 - 1993) / Toledo

00403 Sun Obelisk.jpg

60 ft tower with 80 glass refractive panels designed to generate spectral fields. The result is a rainbow that moves as the path of the sun moves across the sculpture. For that reason the sculpture reflects both time and color.

County

: Lucas

Citation

: Dale Eldred (1933 - 1993), “Sun Obelisk,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 21, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/403.

Title

Sun Obelisk

Description

60 ft tower with 80 glass refractive panels designed to generate spectral fields. The result is a rainbow that moves as the path of the sun moves across the sculpture. For that reason the sculpture reflects both time and color.

Date

1979

Subject

Contributor

Identifier

403

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Funds provided by

Provider Entity

City of Toledo 1% for Art Program

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

60 ft

Media Base Height

6 ft

Media Base Width

6 ft

Creation Date

01/01/1979

Materials