Client: General Services Administration and State of California
Location: Sacramento, CA, United States
Completion date: 2003
Artwork budget: $50,000
Ann Weber Sculpture
Manuel Palos Fiberglass
Chuck Splady Fine Art Studio
A steel woven basket inspired by the Maidu tribe of the Sacramento Valley holds large abstract forms and balances on a spun steel sphere. steel, fiberglass 12’ x 8.5’ x8.5’ Located in the lobby of the Health Services building in the State of California Capitol Area East End Complex, Sacramento, CA.The sculpture alludes to abundance or the precariousness of it and the balancing acts that define our lives.
25 artists were commissioned to create a work of art for the Capitol Area East End Complex in Sacramento. With an art budget of $2.8 million this was one of the largest public office-building project in California history.
This sculpture was featured in Americans for the Arts Public Art Network’s (PAN) 2004 Year in Review, a guide highlighting the country’s best public art projects.