#U Sculpture

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This is a large tube steel sculpture. It is powder coated in the inaugural ArtPrize orange.

It is 2 pieces and measures 10' long x 8' tall x 5" deep. It has 3 steel base plates to make it free standing.

We created it for the amazing ArtPrize event in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The #U sculpture is currently installed in the Chelsea, Mi Sculpture Walk! It will be in front of the Chelsea State Bank downtown for a year! We really appreciate your sharing and tagging photos of you and the sculpture with #U #searchandfindu
Help us reach someone who is struggling, like, comment and share on your favorite social media channels over and over again! Thank you!!
We have #U Magnets, key chains, pendants and prints of the ArtPrize poster available at https://www.616art.com/art/sculpture/

Artist statement about this piece...

#U is a statement, in a Twitter/Texting vernacular, societies digital shorthand. A hashtag is used to search & find digital content. We want to discuss how it effects communication. With 2 characters we ask you to Search & Find You, in a big & bold way. Orange is a hat tip to the inaugural ArtPrize & it's logo - "where anyone can find a voice in the conversation about what is art and why it matters." We want to emphasize & encourage that vital part of ArtPrize. "Search & Find You" in Art, in the experience, in the discussion. Search & Find You in ArtPrize. The sculpture took on deeper meaning after our family lost a wonderful young man Nathaniel William Wylie to suicide just before Christmas. It is a heartfelt request to anyone feeling trapped...Search & Find You for a way to live one more day...every day. For light & peace, it is there. Search & Find You for the truth, the Truth is, You are needed. We hope to benefit the Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention with this Talisman.

Other Details
SKU: #U201417
Availability: June 2018
Release Date: Expected release date is Jun 30th 2018
Weight: 600.00 LBS
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