Quark - Loch Haven Park, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 28° 34.333 W 081° 21.899
17R E 464305 N 3160647
Quick Description: An abstract 70 feet tall, 20 ton, blue painted sculpture, titled 'Quark' by its sculptor John Henry. An ironic use of the name for the smallest particle of matter in the Universe. Located in Loch Haven Park, near the Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/28/2014 4:29:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMKKX6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"70-foot tall, 20-ton, blue-painted, welded steel, sculpture, which has graced Doug Burnette Park on Gaines Street since 2008. Its formal name is "Quark," Text adapted: (visit link)

Description:
"The lower half of the work is composed of flat planes, which support three long beams that rise from the base at varied angles. The sculpture’s drama and aesthetic appeal is its great size and its sweeping gestures toward the sky. This work is an example of Henry’s trademark style of abstract, geometric sculptures. The sculpture weighs approximately 41,539 pounds and is 70 feet high and 36 feet long with a base that is 12 feet in diameter." Text Source: (visit link)
Title: Quark.

Artist: John Henry.

Media (materials) used: Welded Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Loch Haven Park - Orlando Museum of Art

Date of creation or placement: 2003

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