Based on the success of a smaller version, Kevin created a larger truncated octahedron.
Getting every ball and post exactly plumb is key for this sort of sculpture.
The five-sided pedestal is separate from the sculpture itself, which balances on the stacked hemispheres.
The second and third photos show how the form changes from different vantage points.
The fourth photo shows Charged Particle completed.
Now titled Supercharged Particle, this sculpture is beginning a new phase of its life – stay tuned to watch its transformation ….
The main photo shows the bearing assembly under way.
Private collection, Bedford, New York. Powder-coated steel, 72″ x 30″ x 30″, 2013