Mel Ristau - Suspended Sculpture

970. 377.3713

Intersections of Nature /a

Eckhardt Research Center / University of Chicago atrium, Chicago, IL

stainless steel, aluminum, 18 x 18 x 18', suspended kineticĀ sculpture

"Mel is an exceptionally thoughtful and creative artist. He was able to discern the essence of some highly complex scientific endeavors and

express this essence in a tangible way that is simultaneously intriguing, joyful and visionary. It was a very great pleasure to work with him. "


                                          Patricia L. Ward, PhD

                                          Director, Science Exhibitions and Partnerships

                                          Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

models of Intersections of Nature/b, alternate lobby entrance grouping