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Sculpture Installation "Thinker" a new granite piece made for the MDI Bio Lab "Art Meets Science 2014"

Posted on 6/25/2014 by David Sywalski

Yesterday 6/25/2014 I finished the last of the big sculptures, my "Thinker", for the "Art Meets Science 2014" show for the MDI Bio-Lab. I was going to deliver tomorrow but it is supposed to rain all day tomorrow. So today seemed like a better idea, it felt and looked like it was going to rain....but I brought my raincoat........

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"Art Meets Science 2014" Sculpture Installation MDI Biology Lab

Posted on 6/20/2014 by David Sywalski

This is the third sculpture to be installed for the fast approaching opening for the show. Just one more to finish and to be delivered next week. The following photos show the series of steps involved for installation.

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Behind the scenes at the studio 01

Posted on 6/15/2014 by David Sywalski

So today I had to decide where the sculpture would be placed on the pedestal. The bushing is already installed in the sculpture and I needed to figure out where to locate the pin location in the pedestal. The following photos show the sequence of lifting steps needed to figure out where to simply drill a hole.

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"Art Meets Science 2014" Pinning the Sculptures to the Pedestals

Posted on 6/12/2014 by David Sywalski

This is a detail of the Jonesboro Red Granite. I really like this material it is a true granite quite nice to work, holds a great polish. This piece of stone was given to me by J.C. Stone.

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