Sculpture "Dropped Bowl with Scattered Slices and Peels"

Artists: Claes Oldenburg, Coosje Van Bruggen
Collection: Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places
Material: Concrete, Aluminum, Cast Resin, Computerized Fountain
Created in 1989.
This monumental outdoor sculpture represents an imaginary moment in time when a huge bowl of orange slices and peels drops to the ground and shatters. The artwork includes eight bowl fragments in cast concrete with an overall weight of 124,000 lbs., four peels in steel plate with painted surfaces, and five orange sections executed in reinforced cast resin. Oldenburg and Bruggen are world renowned for creating large-scale, site-specific works in urban settings.