Neuron by Roxy Paine
Photo by William J. Hebert.

Neuron reflects ideas about nature, industry and artistic processes. It is one of Roxy Paine’s most inventive forms, extending out from a central mass. The 3,500 stainless steel rods and pipe used in this sculpture create a complex form and express a transformation from industrial to art.

Roxy Paine. Neuron, 2010. Stainless steel, 492 x 528 x 624 inches. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer. © Roxy Paine.