Desert O - Tucson, Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 32° 13.406 W 110° 58.460
12S E 502418 N 3565202
Quick Description: Abstract geometric sculpture in street median in Tucson, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2013 6:08:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMHHY8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 13

Long Description:
The Desert O is a 6-foot ring with a with a steel skeleton inside and translucent frosted acrylic on the exterior. Inside the sculpture are light emitting diode lights of different colors which shine brightly through the acrylic panels. The LEDs are powered by a solar panel which recharges the battery the lights are connected. The light are of different colors and the viewer can change the color by pressing a "secret" button.
Title of Piece: Desert O

Artist: Joe O'Connell

Material/Media: Painted steel frame, Heat-formed acrylic panels, Solar panel, Battery, Electronic Controller, Light-emitting Diodes

Date of Creation or Placement: 2004

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): West Alameda Street between El Presidio Park and the Tucson Museum of Art.

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