bronze with feed-lines

Homage to the Cube, 1988/1999
cutting the feed-lines

Casting the Cube, 2010
Artworks Foundry, Berkeley, CA

Oxyacetylene welding is a process that uses fuel gases and oxygen to weld and cut metals.

In oxyacetylene cutting, a cutting torch is used to heat metal to kindling temperature. A stream of oxygen is then trained on the metal, which burns and then flows out of the cut as an oxide slag.

In this case the feed-lines are being cut from the interior of the sculpture's central tower.

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