Sculptures by Donald Lipski seen at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln - Candy Box
Candy Box is one of the known masterpieces of Donald Lipski installed at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. He created a giant box of chocolates, paying homage to Lincoln's history as a center of chocolate manufacturing. Many of the chocolates have shapes and images that relate to symbols of Lincoln, past and present. Each candy was created from a custom mold of fast curing liquid plastic. It is also made of steel and LED lighting.

Meet the Creator

"Donald Lipski was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1947. He was raised in the northern suburb of Highland Park, the son and grandson of bicycle dealers. Although his first welded sculptures as a teen won him The Scholastic Art Award in high school, he became a history major and anti-war activist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, earning a B.A. in American History in 1970. In Madison, Lipski discovered ceramics while working with ceramics legend Don Reitz. He then pursued an MFA in ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1973, where he studied with Richard DeVore and Michael Hall. Lipski taught at the University of Oklahoma from 1973 to 1977, when he moved to New York. "

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