Triple Blome

Triple Blome

Swope Soccer Village, E. 63rd St. and Lewis Road

Artist: Jake Balcom/Mettle Design
Installed: September 2014
Park: Swope Park, Swope Soccer Village
Medium: Steel
KCMO’s One Percent for the Arts Program

Description: The artwork “Triple Blome” features three progressive sculptural forms each beginning with the geometric shape of a soccer ball—known as a “Truncated Icosahedron.”  Each of the three hollow metal forms sits atop 10′ steel posts.  The transparency of the sculptural elements creates moving shadows on the adjacent plaza throughout the day, enhancing the visual interest of the artwork. Located in the South Plaza of Swope Soccer Village in Swope Park.


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Triple Blome