Hope for Life

Location: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO

Owner: Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Artist: Larry Young

Dates: December 7, 2000

Medium: Stainless steel


The human form is suspended between the two strands that make up the double helix in this monumental sculpture. This stainless steel piece is 32 feet tall and 10.5 feet in diameter and stands near the main entrance to the Stowers complex. It can revolve on its base up to four times per hour.

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