Green Fire 2006, Urban Trees 3
Artist: Robert Verhees, Stainless steel and blown glass.
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"Green Fire" The Fire
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"Green Fire" 2006
Artist: Robert Verhees
Stainless steel and blown glass
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection external link
Waterfront Wharf Area, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 21 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:01 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
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The fire along the trailing edge of this sculpture was made from hand blown glass.


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"Green Fire" The Sculpture
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"Green Fire" 2006
Artist: Robert Verhees
Stainless steel and blown glass
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection external link
Waterfront Wharf Area, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 21 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:22:50 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1244


The sculpture stood 16 feet (4.8 meters) tall and rested on the grass next to a parking lot.


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"Green Fire" Flames Attached
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"Green Fire" 2006
Artist: Robert Verhees
Stainless steel and blown glass
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection external link
Waterfront Wharf Area, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 21 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:22:59 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1246


A detail shot of how the metal base of each flame was brazed into a hole.


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"Green Fire" Just The Flames
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"Green Fire" 2006
Artist: Robert Verhees
Stainless steel and blown glass
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection external link
Waterfront Wharf Area, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 21 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:03 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1248


A detail shot of just the flames. Hand blown green glass arranged in tapers to resemble flames.


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"Green Fire" The Base
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"Green Fire" 2006
Artist: Robert Verhees
Stainless steel and blown glass
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection external link
Waterfront Wharf Area, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 21 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:06 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1249


The base of the sculpture rested in a square planter of a shape common to all the Urban Tree art. The stainless steel appeared to be a shell held up by an interior vertical steel rod.


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"Green Fire" The Sign
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"Green Fire" 2006
Artist: Robert Verhees
Stainless steel and blown glass
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection external link
Waterfront Wharf Area, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 21 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:22:40 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1243


The sign on the planter read:

Green Fire
Robert Verhees
2006
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection
www.portofsandiego.org
Unified Port of San Diego
For artwork information, text "GREEN" to 53137


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