Sculptures by Tim Prentice seen at Eleven Times Square, New York - Swarm
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Item Swarm
Created by Tim Prentice

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The suspended ceiling sculpture found at Eleven Times Square was created by Tim Prentice. Titled Swarm, this beautiful installation focuses on the movement, while the artist aims to make the air visible through this movement. This particular piece captures the eye of anyone in the area.

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Tim Prentice

Cornwall, CT

In my current work in kinetic sculpture, I am trying to concentrate on the movement, rather than the object. I take it as an article of faith that the air around us moves in ways which are organic, whimsical, and unpredictable. I therefore assume that if I were to abdicate the design to the wind, the work would take on these same qualities.

The engineer in me wants to minimize friction and inertia to make the air visible. The architect studies matters of scale and proportion. The navigator and sailor want to know the strength and direction of the wind. The artist wants to understand its changing shape.

Meanwhile, the child wants to play.

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