A,A Sculpture At The University of Houston (Detail)

A,A Sculpture At The University of Houston (Detail)

The A,A is a sculpture by artist Jim Sanborn is located on the campus of the University of Houston. It was completed in 2004 at a reported cost of $240,000. The sculpture took a year to complete. The A,A is composed of portions of poems, novels, and prose from a number of different languages from different parts of the world. Some languages included on the art includes Arabic, Russian, Spanish, and Chinese. At night, a built-in light projector casts light through the sculpture. This causes the effect of illuminating the sculpture’s text onto the outside of the library’s walls.

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A,A Sculpture At The University of Houston Close up BW 2 – Mabry Campbell

Photograph by Mabry Campbell, Houston, Texas, 2015

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