Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light)

Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light)

Lux Aeterna was commissioned in 2015 and installed in 2016 to honor the Bicentennial of the State of Indiana. Its unique form is inspired by the torch in the state flag and speaks of light and illumination, knowledge and courage. Its prominent curves complement the surrounding classical architecture of Indiana limestone.

The sculpture is made from aircraft-grade steel and laminated, colored glass.  The open structure of the piece allows the sun to penetrate it any time of day, giving it

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Medium type: Glass; Lighting; Steel

Date created: 2016

Associated artists

Osman Akan
Osman Akan


N Senate Ave and Robert D. Orr Plaza, Indianapolis, IN, 46204


  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris


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