Having already discussed metal working techniques and the differences between hot and cold working, this week’s #FocusOn will look deeper into the types of hot working, including forging and casting. | inoxstyle.com
The technique employed to build Cloud Gate is noteworthy given that the sculpture is made from 168 sheets of stainless steel, and its surface, for increased shininess, does not have any visible soldering marks. | inoxstyle.com
ST. LOUIS, MO - July 3-5th. The Fair Saint Louis Foundation 34th annual Fair Saint Louis in Forest Park in 2014. “America’s Biggest Birthday Party” will be centered on Art Hill and include activities July 3, 4 and 5. The event will include traditional Fair Saint Louis favorites, such as headlining concerts, spectacular fireworks and a Kids Zone. In addition, the Fair will introduce several new and exciting programming elements that will be unveiled early next year.
“Sky Mirror” is a contemporary sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor, made famous not only for its design, but for that which is reflected in it. Commissioned for the exterior of “Nottingham Playhouse” theatre, “Sky Mirror” is made from stainless steel and weighs more than ten tons. | inoxstyle.com
There are two other versions of “Sky Mirror”, one in the Hermitage museum, in Saint Petersburg and the other, which is larger than the original, in “Rockefeller Center” in New York City. | inoxstyle.com
Three grand cantilevered structures made of four towers measuring 104 meters in height, with a diameter of 21 meters – the bridge is truly a steel marvel that required the labour of 4600 workers to elevate it between the sky and water. | inoxstyle.com