Jazz Composition

Jazz Composition for Dimitri Mendeleyev

Artists: Jim Hirschfield and Sonya Ishii, North Carolina
Aubert Hall, West Mall Way, central entrance, south wall of atrium

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  • Images of UMaine people, buildings, historic events etched on stainless steel plates, reflecting an organization similar to that of Periodic Table of Elements, a design appropriate to building’s home to Department of Chemistry.
  • Artistic concept based on 19th-century work of Russian chemist Dimitri Mendeleyev, developer of Periodic Table.  
  • Artists’ public art commissions literally stretch from Alaska to Maine.
  • Installed 2006 as part of state’s Percent for Art Program following building’s renovation.