Manifold (Major Third) 5:4

Conrad Shawcross
2023

Manifold (Major Third) 5:4 by British artist Conrad Shawcross RA will be found outside the western entrance to the Elizabeth line station at Liverpool Street later this year. The artwork is a vast bronze sculpture representing a chord falling into silence extrapolated from observations of a Victorian pendulum-driven drawing machine known as a harmonograph, which was instrumental in the birth of the science of synaesthesia. This sculpture is the physical incarnation of the mathematics within a chord.

Manifold (Major Third) 5:4 is forthcoming.

For more information please visit: https://www.crossrail.co.uk/benefits/art-on-crossrail/artwork-at-liverpool-street

Commissioned in 2019 as part of The Crossrail Art Foundation’s public art programme for the Elizabeth line with the support of Victoria Miro Gallery.

Sponsors

This project was co-funded by Landsec and the City of London Corporation.