Posts From January, 2015

Pre Bent Elbows are “Lego-Like” for Artist Loren Madsen

Sculptures Created Using Stock Architectural Handrail Elements
Sharpe customer and artist, Loren Madsen, participated in the 2011 Artprize Art Show in Grand Rapids, MI. The sculputres he submitted were built using pre-bent railing elements from our stock handrail components. Loren states "...No prize... read more
 

California Sculptor Completes Commissioned Piece

Bent Stainless Steel Tubes Used to Depict Decline of Crime Rates in Chicago

Sharpe Products customer, Loren Madsen, is a sculptor based out of California and was commissioned by the City of Chicago for a project to depict the falling crime rates within the city. The sculpture Loren designed is made up of 8, 4 inch O.D., 11 Gage stainless steel tubes bent on a 6 inch centerline radius. The finished piece chronicles crime rates in eight categories over 30 years and each tube is an abstraction of those categories. The sculpture stands in front of a police station and jail within the City of Chicago. To see more of Loren Madsen’s work visit www.lorenmadsen.com.

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