Simms served in the US Navy from 1957-59, and after a full career as a product designer turned to creating sculpture. This sculpture is made of aircraft aluminum and measures 9’ w x 9’ d x 12’ h. It pivots on one point in accordance with the prevailing wind speed, and the surface is polished and cut to reflect light. According to Simms he “love[s] transforming heavy metal plate into organic configurations emanating vital strength… There is so much more to the piece than its structure. Much of
Medium type: Steel
Date created: 2003
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