McQuinn Atrium – Univ of Missouri


The sculpture spans 6 floors of the atrium and includes photographic imagery of microscopic forms that represent the research that is done in each of the departments of the Bond Life Sciences Center. An endowment has been established to replace these images every 10 years with images of the most current research.

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  • Dimensions: 110' x 8'
  • Materials: Bent aluminum tubes, solid aluminum shaped ends, stainless steel cables and hardware, dichroic acrylic, and color transparencies from electron microscopic imagery from research conducted at the Bond Life Sciences Building
  • Sculpture design: Kenneth F. von Roenn, Jr.
  • Location: Columbia, MO