Eureka!

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

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Cork Marcheschi
2011

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.

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

Collection: Main Galleries