This sculpture by Cork Marcheschi marks the entrance to the Robert A. Swanson (1969) Biotechnology Center at the Koch Institute.


Cork Marcheschi

What is the personal experience of an idea? What does it feel like when it presents itself? Like an emergent idea, this sculpture is intended to be a surprise; to change continuously with the ambient light around it. Robert A. Swanson, a leader of the biotechnology revolution, was familiar with flashes of inspiration and his legacy continues to illuminate the world.


This video follows artist Cork Marcheschi as he installs "Eureka!" in the Koch Institute Public Galleries.

Collection: Main Galleries