The latest Soleri custom assembly, commissioned by the Mayo Clinic to honor their 25th year in Phoenix Arizona, was installed at the main entrance of their Phoenix campus on June 28, 2012. 

[photo by Aimee Madsen and text by Roger Tomalty]

 

The assembly echoes the mission of the Mayo Clinic, their logo being three abstract shields representing teaching, research and practice of medicine. 

[photo (Paolo Soleri) by Aimee Madsen and text by Roger Tomalty]

The assembly features three large patina bronze bells each suspended from a 1.5 ft by 2 ft, one of a kind rectangular plate, carved and signed by Paolo Soleri.

[photo (Paolo Soleri and Abel Alday) by Aimee Madsen and text by Roger Tomalty]

Suspended 9 feet above the landscaped entrance garden the piece is 3 ft wide and 3 ft deep, where each connection is able to rotate a full 360 deg.

[photo (Abel Alday) and text by Roger Tomalty]

 

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