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After construction, surveillance cameras were installed atop the fountain, which led to a public outcry (and their quick removal).However, the fountain has survived its contentious beginnings to find its way into Chicago pop culture.
After several dozen glass manufacturing firms were interviewed, L. Smith Glass Company emerged as the company to produce 22,500 glass blocks near the upper limit of the size of press glass formed from hand-poured molten glass and cast iron molds.Its use of water is unique among Chicago's many fountains, in that it promotes physical interaction between the public and the water.Both the fountain and Millennium Park are highly accessible because of their universal design.which he had expanded to artworks in which the viewers are outside, and the visible subjects of the art are inside containers and hollow spaces.In the 1990s, he completed several outdoor sculptures in which he explored the use of light (The Star of David (1998) at Stockholm's Raoul Wallenberg Square, Bridge of Light (1998) in Jerusalem), and LED technology, video, and computer design (Gläserne Seele & Mr. Since water is the focus of a fountain, and since Chicago, and especially Millennium Park, is so greatly affected by the nearby waterfront, Plensa sought to create an eternal water work to complement the local natural inspirations.
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