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If you have been to The Smith Center, you for sure have seen the amazing sculpture in Symphony Park created by Tim Bavington. and if you haven't seen it yet it would be a great idea to take the family down there and check it out. the idea of creating this film began about a year ago when we received word that Tim was going to be commissioned to create this beautiful project for The Smith Center and Las Vegas. we wanted to follow Tim from concept to completion and let people experience what goes into making a sculpture of this scale. we made the journey to La Paloma Fine Art Studio in California two times to follow the fabricating process of this steel masterpiece and countless hours at Tim Bavington's studio. "its amazing that The Smith Center would support this without something like it existing before, there's no example" this is a quote from Tim that sums up the dedication, devotion and vision that Myron Martin and The Smith Center have for creating something different in and for Las Vegas. next time you are Downtown swing by The Smith Center and check out how pipe dream's can come true. (Something New Vimeo Page)



"Pipe Dream" is a visual rendition of the a 20th-century American classic, Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man.” The song was selected by The Smith Center, which comissioned the sculpture, because its message resonates with the Center for Performing Arts mission to serve the community.

Each pipe represents a single note in Aaron Copeland’s composition, “Fanfare for the Common Man”, 1942. The colors are derived from a sign palette [1-Shot Enamel], 19 colors total. The root note [B-flat] of the song is blue/green. The third [D] is orange. The fifth [f] is magenta. The last pole: The unpainted pole represents a musical rest at the end of the composition. The Lights: The measure of time. Lights at every two feet represent a bar. 40 bars total. The sculpture is located at the east end of the two-acre Symphony Park, and serves as a frame to the outdoor stage.

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