Wind Sculpture Image Gallery

Three Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculptures ™ were selected:

Double Dancer Sub-Huge – Copper and Steel Kinetic Wind Sculpture
Twister Star Sub-Huge – Copper and Steel Kinetic Wind Sculpture
Double Helix Sail Huge – Copper and Steel Kinetic Wind Sculpture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist graphic of future placement of Wind Sculptures. March-May, 2018.

They have been placed in the island that separates the Bear Library from its main parking lot creating an interesting new view of the front of the building.

Proposed Location of the Three Wind Sculptures – Aerial View

Installation Photographs:

The Wind Sculptures have been delivered for the Bear Library – July 2018.

The Wind Sculptures arrived in July and were stored offsite. Staking and pouring the foundations occurred in late July and early August.

Installation Day Friday, August 10, 2018, thanks to EDiS and a crew from Castle Construction of Delaware.

Unloading the Wind Sculpture Shipping Crates.

Shipping Crates Ready for Unloading
The shipping crates – not your ordinary mail.

 

08/010/2018
Unloading the crates.
Moving the crates into place. (Kenny)
Moving the crates into place.

 

09/10/2018
Opening the Shipping Crates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erecting the First Wind Sculpture.

Erecting First Wind Sculpture.
Lifting First Wind Sculpture into Place.
irst Wind Sculpture is up!
First Wind Sculpture Mast is on the Foundation Post!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It works!  The First Wind Sculpture is up and spinning.

First Wind Sculpture in Place and Spinning (doesn’t require much wind).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erecting the Second Wind Sculpture.

Wind Sculpture Number 2.
Hoorray! The crate is not empty. Wind Sculpture # 2.
Slipping the Sculpture onto the Mast.
Slipping the Sculpture on to the Mast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erecting Second Wind Sculpture
Erecting Wind Sculpture Number 2.

 

 

 

Installation Crew.
Thanks Gauge, Kenny, Jeff and Tom!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Castle Construction of Delaware Crew from Left to Right:  Gauge, Kenny, Jeff and Tom. Thanks!

 

 

 

It works!  The Second Wind Sculpture is up and spinning.

Second Wind Sculpture in Place.
Second Wind Sculpture in Place and Turning.

Erecting the Third Wind Sculpture.

Erecting Wind Sculpture Number 3.
Erecting Third Wind Sculpture.
Third Wind Sculpture is Up and Spinning.

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind. Three for Three!

Wind Sculptures Viewed from the north.
Wind Sculptures Viewed from the Library.

 

Securing the mast to the foundation.
Securing the mast to the foundation (Tom and Gauge).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flattened Shipping Containers Ready for Pickup.
Cleanup: Flattened Shipping Containers Ready for Pickup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clean-up

 

 

 

 

A new views of the Bear Library and the Wind Sculptures.