Solar-Powered Buckyball Sculpture Brings Light to the Art Institute of Chicago With Moonlight

Artist Spencer Finch known for his use of color and light in the exploration of memory & perception has created a solar-powered “lunar lander module” that uses energy from sunlight to power a geodesic dome–shaped object—a “buckyball” that resembles the carbon molecules named for visionary architect Buckminster Fuller—positioned on top of the lander. Installed on… Read more »