Transit of Venus

Robert Huff. Akron, OH
2004; on view since summer 2007
Limestone, Red Sandstone, Steel, Gravel

Created in response to the rare astrological phenomenon, the "transit of Venus," which occurs in an alternating pattern of 120 years and 8 years when the planet Venus passes in front of the Sun, Huff's piece was created for both the most recent transit in 2004 and the next in 2012.