Spirit of Inquiry - University/Rural Metro Station - Tempe AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George
N 33° 25.252 W 111° 55.608
12S E 413834 N 3698329
Quick Description: The Valley Metro light rail stations are embellished with public art of all styles. This station, the University Drive / Rural Road station in Tempe, offers this sperical ball, laden with many different quotations.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2013 7:32:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMHBYH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
"The Spirit of Inquiry by northwest design team artists Bill Will and Norie Sato celebrates diverse ways of seeing and knowing. The artwork is composed of six elements: a monumental spherical sculpture, three “cabinets of curiosities” and two shelves of objects incorporated into the green screen. It is, in its entirety, referential to art, science, education and history, Hohokam through present day.

The sculptural form is composed of approximately 50 layers of a variety of materials that create a sphere. Many of the layers “slip” slightly to reveal etched texts of great thinkers."

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Title: Spirit of Inquiry

Artist: Bill Will and Norie Sato

Media (materials) used: Stone

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Valley Metro's University / Rural light rail station

Date of creation or placement: Unknown

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