Angelo State University Adds New Modern Art Master PiecePress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX-- Angelo State University has just finished its new interactive sculpture titled the "Cube-I" recently.
According to a press release the new sculpture sits next to the new Health and Human Services Building at 2341 Vanderventer Ave. in the center of the ASU campus.
New York-based artist Owen Morrel said that the cube is inspired by a drawing by Leonardo Da Vinci. It was a geometric representation of the interconnectedness of all things in the universe to Da Vinci.
Cube-i is a mirrored, stainless-steel piece that measures 24-feet long, 11-feet tall and eight-feet wide.
“We are excited to add this piece by Owen Morrel to the Angelo State University campus,” said Emily Wilkinson, Public Art Program director. “Owen’s piece is the sixth piece of public art that has been added to the campus through the Texas Tech University System percent for art program. He has been sculpting since the early 1970s and has many important works throughout the U.S. and world, including in Arlington, Texas, New York City, Paris and Rome. The mirrored components on ‘Cube-I’ add a unique interactive quality that must be experienced in person.”
The cube is represents a symbol of wholeness or oneness, and promotes and initiates overall wellness and wholeness.