Kinetic Sculpture and Art - Butterfly at St. Peter's Hospital
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
N 43° 14.667 W 079° 50.225
17T E 594411 N 4788617
Quick Description: butterfly sculpture that moves with the wind!
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/20/2010 8:43:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM8927
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
Views: 10

Long Description:

Located in the outdoor sitting area of St. Peter's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario. Parking is available just south of the Waymark however it is metered.

As the wind blows, the butterfly changes pitch and the counterweight returns it gently when the wind reduces.

The irredescent wings remind one of oil on water when the sunlight reflects from them. This makes for a very tranquil motion for the residents while enjoying some fresh air.

There is no plaque or other indication of the artist, which is unfortunate.

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Title of Piece: Unknown

Artist: Unknown

Material/Media: Metal (with iridescent aspects)

Date of Creation or Placement: Unknown

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Hospital

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: Not listed

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