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Artwork copyright Do Ho Suh. Photo courtesy of Western Washington University, by David Scherrer.
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Documents

Cause and Effect, 2012

Do Ho Suh
(South Korean, born 1962)

Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Do Ho Suh's tornado-shaped sculpture evokes the idea of power in numbers with more than 1,200 cast resin figures stacked atop one another. This artwork was named one of the top 50 public art projects of 2012 in the United States by the Americans for the Arts.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Western Washington University.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Do Ho Suh is a renowned Korean artist who creates sculptural and site-specific installations that explore space, identity, and the relationship between the individual and the collective. He received his BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from Yale University.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - plastics / acrylics / polyesters

Medium

Cast resin and stainless steel

Dimensions

21 ft x 18 ft x 10 ft

ID Number

WSAC2009.001.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

New York, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Western Washington University

Artwork Location

Western Washington University
Academic Instructional Center; 2nd and 3rd floors - suspended from 3rd floor ceiling

WA County

Whatcom

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

516 High St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Geo. Coordinates

48.73208833710472 | -122.48579158968812

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