352 Pounds of Suspended Aluminum

Laser-cut Public Sculpture from Neil Dawson

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New Zealand based sculptor Neil Dawson is behind a number of massive public artworks constructed of laser-cut metal. Sky Lens, a convex laser-cut aluminum disk of six metres in diameter, was recently installed at City Mall in the city of Christchurch.

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Other famous works by Dawson include Echoa floating drawing that seems to change position with different viewing angles, Ferns hovering sphere of silver fronds, and Chalicean inverted aluminum spire cut with the shapes of leaves of indigenous trees.

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All Sky Lens images from ropergees Flickr photostream

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