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Lituus, 2010

John Rogers
(American, born 1951)

Location: Pierce College - Fort Steilacoom, Lakewood

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Lituus is a sculpture by artist John Rogers. It is installed under the clear glass roof of the Rainier Science Building at Pierce College – Steilacoom. The title and form of the sculpture refer to the lituus spiral in mathematics. It is made from dichroic glass, which contains multiple colors that change depending on light and the viewer's position.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Pierce College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Portland-based artist John Rogers creates large-scale sculptures for public and private spaces. His colorful artworks are made from a variety of materials including metal, glass, ceramics, stone, cement, and plastic. He graduated from Portland State University.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - other metals

Sculpture - glass

Medium

Aluminum, dichroic glass, and stainless steel

Dimensions

50 ft x 36 ft x 32 ft

ID Number

WSAC2006.012.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Oregon, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Pierce College District

Artwork Location

Pierce College - Fort Steilacoom
Rainier Science Building; lower Wintergarden

WA County

Pierce

Setting

Interior

Site Type

College

Address

9401 Farwest Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-9988

Geo. Coordinates

47.172791 | -122.570086

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