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Wind Sculptures - Ganges, Salt Spring Island, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member grafinator
N 48° 51.173 W 123° 29.849
10U E 463505 N 5411220
Quick Description: Located in beautiful Ganges, Salt Spring Island.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 12/9/2012 12:03:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMFWR7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
Views: 8

Long Description:
These kinetic wind sculptures were created by Lyman Whitaker (there is also a nearby shop if you are interested in buying your own).

This specific wind sculpture is actually composed of several different structures together in a group known as a "Wind Garden."

He creates wind sculptures using copper, steel, and stainless steel.
The wind sculptures pictured above are mostly made of copper.

I think my favourite one is the double helix sail.

I hope you enjoy this artwork as much as I did the first time I saw it.

Take a video so you can enjoy this moving piece of art from home.
Title of Piece: Double Helix Sail, Bean Pole, Single Helix Oval

Artist: Lyman Whitaker

Material/Media: copper, steel, stainless steel

Date of Creation or Placement: unknown

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Grace Point Square

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: [Web Link]

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