New Public Art Commission on View at Houlton Court House

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

New Public Art Commission on View at Houlton Court House

 “The Practice of Balance” uses one of a kind, haunting acid on stainless medium to inspire viewers.
The 18-piece public art commission “The Practice of Balance” by artist Brian Mark is now on view in the Houlton Court House.
These are just two of the amazing pieces. View all 18 at the courthouse.

Mark’s unique medium of acid on stainless steel also requires a level of participation from viewers as the hologram-­‐like images, created from precious metals, seemingly appear and disappear depending on the light and position of the viewer.

“The works are breathtaking in their beauty, but, more importantly, convey inspiring and meaningful messages to those who gather in those rooms. Mark has taken a haunting medium and added to it content relevant to Aroostook County, The State of Maine, and to those seeking justice. We are very pleased with the art acquired for the Aroostook County Courthouse in Houlton, and we welcome the public to come and view the artwork,” says Bernard G. O’Mara, Judge, Maine District Court.

“I try to inspire viewers to look harder and in different directions to understand the fundamental principles of our Justice System as a whole. Just as the Court understands that and aspires to that when making decisions. The work speaks to the very philosophical approach of the court,” says Mark.

Category: Exhibits & Shows

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