Nicholas Schöffer, "Chronos XIV"
Located in Two Embarcadero Center San Francisco
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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(1 of 8) (3426 views)

Nicholas Schöffer Artist
Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)
(Photo taken 12:34:10 Sunday 7 March 2010)
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The sign read: "Nicholas Schoffer (Hungary/France) Chronos XIV 1975 stainless steel"


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(2 of 8) (2077 views)

Nicholas Schöffer Artist
Two Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Thursday 10 March 2010)
(Photo taken 12:44:16 Sunday 7 March 2010)
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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.


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(3 of 8) (2139 views)

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
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The statue as viewed from the first floor with the Embarcadero Two office building in the background.


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(4 of 8) (2023 views)

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
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Seen from the second floor, the base was bordered by a fountain spraying a constant stream into the pond.


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(5 of 8) (2125 views)

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
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The statue rose over the trees growing on the third floor.


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(6 of 8) (2133 views)

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
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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.


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(7 of 8) (2083 views)

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
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A wider view with a few of the electric spot lights visible around the edges.


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Chronos XIV Sculpture
(8 of 8) (2095 views)

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
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A wider view of the sculpture as seen from the third floor.


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