GERHARDT KNODEL

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Free Fall, 1977, Mylar, wool, rayon, metallic gimp, acrylic tubes, nylon cord, steel cable, 840 x 180 x 96 in. Atrium of Plaza Hotel, Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Sky Ribbons: An Oklahoma Tribute, 1978, wool, Mylar, metallic gimp, metal supports, 168 x 144 x 240 in. Alfred P. Murray Federal Building, Oklahoma City

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Grand Exchange, 1981, wool, Mylar, metal, nylon, Height: 62.4 in. Cincinnati Bell of Ohio

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Sky Court, 1978, wool, Mylar, nylon, Xerox World Headquarters, Stamford, Connecticut

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Three Different Worlds, 1985, wool, cotton, Mylar, nylon, metal supports, neon lighting, 240 x 540 x 240 in.

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Dawn's Promise, 1996, cotton, metallic gimp, polypropylene net, 516 x 108 x 24 in. col. Arrow International, Reading, Pennsylvania
GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Dawn's Promise (detail), 1996

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Song of Songs, 1995, architectural stained glass window and curtain of metallic gimp and polypropylene nylon, containing panels of printed, fused glass, 144 x 240 x 96 in.

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Provinces of Natur, 1996, fiberglass, acrylic, stainless steel, metal supports, nylon carpet, ceiling height 336 in., carpet diameter 192 in., American Center, Southfield, Michigan

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Lifelines, 1996, PVC-coated fiberglass, wool felt, polypropylene net, metal armature, 540 x 1,200 x 36 in., Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan
GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Lifelines (detail), 1996
GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Lifelines (detail), 1996

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Skydance at the Western Gate, 1998, metallic foil, polypropylene net, metallic gimp, 180 x 240 x 240 in., Northville Public Library, Northville, Michigan
GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
Skydance at the Western Gate (detail), 1998

GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005 2005, Three sections, each 168 x 480 x 36 in., Polyester fabric, digitally printed, with fabric appliqué, Mylar grid, printed acrylic, colored flourescent light. Installation includes eleven original block prints by Jacques Hnizdovsky (1919-1985) that were the inspiration for the floral curtains. William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan
The Echo of Flora Exotica
2005, Three sections, each 168 x 480 x 36 in., Polyester fabric, digitally printed, with fabric appliqué, Mylar grid, printed acrylic, colored flourescent light. Installation includes eleven original block prints by Jacques Hnizdovsky (1919-1985) that were the inspiration for the floral curtains. William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan
GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
The Echo of Flora Exotica
GERHARDT KNODEL Architectural Commissions 1977-2005
The Echo of Flora Exotica (detail)