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Sojourn

Sojourn, which means a place to rest and become familiar with one’s environment, is placed within the triangular section adjacent to Old Main. This site was chosen to create a focal point for Old Main as well as being accessible to the majority of students. The sculpture is constructed of heavy gauge 300 series stainless steel with highly polished surfaces. The essence of the design is to achieve harmony between the sculpture, the architectural building, the students, and the campus environment. By polishing the stainless steel, the sculpture reflects the environment as well as interplays with the students it comes into contact with. The students may also stroll through the negative space of the sculpture that gives it a transparent quality that allows the viewer to transcend the sculpture and relate it to Old Main and the environment beyond.

View more from the Utah Public Art Program here: https://artsandmuseums.utah.gov/public-art-collection/

Medium type: Steel

Date created: 1991

Dimensions: 13' x 16' x 9"

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