Courtesy: Arts & Venues Denver: Public Art Program
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Indeterminate Line

Denver, Colorado

Bernar Venet (http://www.bernarvenet.com/)

Colorado Convention Center, Speer Blvd. and Stout St., Denver, Colorado, 80204
Owner:  Denver Office of Cultural Affairs
Date:  2004
Placement:  convention centers
Collection:  Arts & Venues Denver: Public Art Program
Artwork Type:  sculpture (visual work)
Material:  Cor-Ten steel (TM), acid
Description:  "Indeterminate Line" is a large, elegant twenty-ton scribble depicting an oval that's been rendered organic and geometric at the same time. Venet, who was born in France, has lived for decades in New York, and his work has been installed throughout Europe and the United States. The sculpture was manufactured in Hungary, out of Cor-ten steel, where it was cut in pieces, shipped to Denver and reassembled. The artwork was sand-blasted and coated with a light acid, to promote a natural rusted patina.
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