Nicholas Schöffer, "Chronos XIV"

Chronos XIV Sculpture
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The sign read: "Nicholas Schoffer (Hungary/France) Chronos XIV 1975 stainless steel"


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:34:10 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #123410_2101BCX
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Chronos XIV Sculpture
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The statue rose from the middle of a pond on the first floor. It extended upwards through three stories and higher.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:44:16 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #123340_2100BCX
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Chronos XIV Sculpture
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The statue as viewed from the first floor with the Embarcadero Two office building in the background.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:34:24 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #123424_2102BCX
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Seen from the second floor, the base was bordered by a fountain spraying a constant stream into the pond.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:38:06 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #123806_2109BCX
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The statue rose over the trees growing on the third floor.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:42:02 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #124202_2114BCX
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Chronos XIV Sculpture
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The intent was for wind to rotate the chrome pieces, thereby causing electric colored lights to reflect in different directions over time.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:43:24 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #124324_2117BCX
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A wider view with a few of the electric spot lights visible around the edges.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:43:46 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #124346_2119BCX
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A wider view of the sculpture as seen from the third floor.


Nicholas Schöffer Artist   •  Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:44:16 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #124416_2120BCX
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