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Spiral of Life Suite
Broward County > Cultural Home > Public Art > PAD Tour > Inventory > Spiral of Life Suite

 

Spiral of Life, wall sculpture that resembles Florida fauna.

 

Carlos Alves

"Spiral of Life Suite"

 Sculpture- Ceramic

1996

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services Center

  *email Jody Leshinsky to view by appointment only

Description

The suite of ceramic artwork, adorning the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Center is comprised of twelve components. At the front façade wall and the back wall of the building, one sees pineapple motif scones, corner scones and one large medallion. There are also four large ceramic panels flanking the back entryway to the building. Miami based artist Carlos Alves fused recycled ceramic tiles and glass to transform them into this glazed artwork. 

Artist Statement
 

"The mission of the artwork created was to act as visual calming elements and serve as a metaphor for patient's growth to final new support system resulting in a sense of community. The work was created as a pleasant and serene addition to the drug abuse facility. It refers to the theme of Transformation and Rejuvenation that was chosen by the Center"

 

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