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1971

Earth Mother Shrine - 1971

DATE 1971
MEDIUM Mixed Media
SIZE 14′ X 8′ X 5′

 

 


 


Built on the campus of the University of New Mexico to celebrate the second annual Earth Day, it contains two small chambers, aligned true North/South.…

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1972

Solar Altitude Disk - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM  Pit-fired Clay and Wood
SIZE 14″ Diam. X 2.5″

 


Aligned true N-S on a verticle outside wall, altitude of the sun off of the horizon on the Equinoxes corresponds with markings on the disk.…

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1973

Sol Marker II - 1973

DATE 1973
MEDIUM Mixed Media
SIZE  6′ X 3′ X 9′

 


An Earth Casting from a site in El Valle, NM, oriented true East/West, records the Summer Solstice. At solar noon, shadows from the top brass rings fall on a corresponding arrangement of small brass pins in the “earth” surface.…

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1976

Solar Greenhouse - 1976

DATE 1976
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1980

Matrix - 1980

DATE 1980
MEDIUM Mixed Media Istallation
SIZE  40′ X 40′ X 12′

 


Site-specific installation at the Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA. “Doorways” in the (Fibonacci Series determined) curved pathway were aligned to Solar coordinates on the (outside) horizon.…

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1982

Solar Wind Quintet - 1982

DATE 1982
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1983

Eyebeam Sungate - 1983

DATE 1983
MEDIUM  Steel and concrete
SIZE  28' X 4' X 36'
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Sanctuary - 1983

DATE 1983 1983
MEDIUM Mixed Media Istallation
SIZE 30′ X 30′ X 14′

 


Sanctuary was a one month mixed media installation at the Lopoquime/Nydak Gallery in Boston, MA. The hanging element was aligned to the cardinal directions, as were the wall mounted Beach Castings.…

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1984

Sanctuary II - 1984

DATE 1984
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1985

Skylines - 1985

DATE 1985
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1986

Solar Tone Towers - 1986

DATE 1986
MEDIUM  Concrete and Steel
SIZE  110′ X 50′ X 28′

 


Located in greater L.A. (City of Commerce, CA), a central tower with wind chimes is aligned facing due West (East behind), with flanking elements indicating Solstice and Equinox sunrise/sunset positions on the horizon.…

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1987

Sunhenge Park - 1987

DATE 1987
MEDIUM Found steel parts and Earthworks
SIZE 210′ X 80′ X 18′

 


This permanent solar-aligned installation was built to preserve a memory  of the previous U.S. Steel plant site.…

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Solstice Arch - 1987

DATE 1987
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1988

Monrovia Sunshapes - 1988

DATE 1988
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Pacifica Sun Portal 1 - 1988

1989

Victoria Triad - 1989

DATE 1989
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Pacifica Sunportal II - 1989

DATE 1989
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2011

Solar Shrine - 2011

DATE  2011
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2015

Timepeace (in progress) - 2015

DATE  2015
MEDIUM  Travertine Marble and base
SIZE  6′ X 4′ x 6′

 


Shadow of central solar marker stone, cut to angles of Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice sun altitude, falls on ground stones to record meaningful dates.…

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2016

TimePeace - 2016


 

DATE 2016
MEDIUM Travertine Marble and Earthworks
SIZE 28′ X 28′ X 6′

 


 

Shadow of central solar marker stone, cut to angles of Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice sun altitude, falls on ground stones to record meaningful dates.…

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You Are Here: The Milan Columns - 2016

DATE 2016
MEDIUM Mixed Media: Digital composite, photographs, tubes, wood
SIZE 20' x 24' x 8'
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