This Burning Man Sculpture Is Now on View at Brookfield Place

This Burning Man Sculpture Is Now on View at Brookfield Place

Colors twist and transform through triangles of light, creating iridescent shadows through NASA-developed materials in the newest sculpture unveiled at Brookfield Place.

The 20-foot piece is called “Pulse Portal” and comes from artist Davis McCarty, whose work has been exhibited throughout various spaces including the Wright Museum of Art and Burning Man. “Pulse Portal,” which runs through March 10 at Brookfield’s Waterfront Plaza, is an archway that creates a “portal” of light, changing colors as the viewer moves around it — with the rainbow palette of colored shadows changing throughout the day. In the past, this “window to another dimension” has welcomed revelers to the Burning Man festival in the desert.

“The vibrant colors represent the diversity of humankind and celebrate the individual spark living inside each of us,” McCarthy explained.

photo: Davis McCarty/Brookfield Place

Tags: Brookfield Place, Pulse Portal

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