I am quite taken today with Anthony Howe’s massive kinetic wind sculptures. Some people say they look alien. He says they emulate human feelings.

Anthony Howe was born in 1954 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He creates wind-driven sculptures that move and pulse and play with vortices. He uses computer-aided design, shaping the metal components with a plasma cutter, and completing his work by use of traditional metalworking techniques.

Because it is difficult to predict the effects of strong wind, he says that he “over-engineers” his work. I like that he tests the sculptures by fixing them to his pickup truck and driving down a highway. Imagine passing that on the road.

 

 

 

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