Lawrence Argent

19/01/2012 Posted by JVA

The Scantech 3D scanner read the form and a stone milling machine enlarged the pieces.

Lawrence Argent

Ritchie Wellness Center, University of Denver. Materials used – Limestone, Bronze and interactive sound elements. It is composed of four limestone benches, and five columns. The fronts of the benches are carved with the actual realism of human lips. These have been taken from life casts made from a diverse section of the university community. The Scantech 3D scanner read the form and a stone milling machine enlarged the pieces. The benches are sixty inches in length.

A public art project for D.U.R.A. and Post Properties at 1985 Pennsylvania St. Denver. On the former site of St. Luke’s Hospital, just east of downtown. It is now a residential complex.13 x 8 x 12 feet. At one location and 3 x 2 x 1 feet at two other nearby locations. Marble and granite. There are two other components that are part of this project.. They are two other marble pillows located in another two courtyards of the complex. The project was completed in November 2000. The marble is Colorado Yule marble.

Courtesy by Lawrence Argent.

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