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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Kaleidoscopes Bob Ade

A detailed Youtube video of the project and my presentation may be selected below.

This is a custom project for four floors of the Cincinnati Childrens Hospital expansion.

It contains 20 kaleidoscopes, with 10 individual mirror arrangements having 2,3 or 4 mirrors.

Scopes will be in groups of five per floor. Each group of scopes viewing a portion of a rotating six foot diameter back-lit art glass object wheel.


Kaleidoscope Created: 2020
Kaleidoscope Sub Type: Sculptural/Oversized/Outdoors
Type of Edition: One Of A Kind
Dimensions: Kaleidoscopes: 6" diameter x 18" long. Image wheels: 6 foot diameter x 4" deep
Kaleidoscope Construction: Glass
Glass Type: Stained Glass
Number of Mirror Systems: 2
Mirror System #1:

Mirror System
  • Chorus Line
  • Tapered
  • Equilateral
  • 30° 60° 90°
  • 45° 45° 90°

Mirror System #2:

Mirror System
  • Chorus Line
  • Tapered
  • Equilateral
  • 30° 60° 90°
  • 45° 45° 90°
  • 20 20 140
  • 15 15 150
  • Carousel


Cell/Object Type
  • Turning
  • Wheels
  • LED Back Lighting With Controllable Variable Color And Light Intensity.

Object Cell Contents: Glass
Image features
  • Mandala
  • Full Field
  • Three Dimensional

Lighting features: Back-lit
Background features: Wheel
Video
More Information about this scope

Contact information:

Phone: 425-239-3735

Email:  Bobade77@gmail.com

Other youtube videos: Poncho_Scope_Part1 and Poncho_Scope_Part2, copy and paste this URL into your web browser: tinyurl.com/y6pejvm3

Other information on my kaleidoscopes can be found on my page in “The Kaleidoscope Book”:  tinyurl.com/7g2mf2m

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