Updated “Cubed Curve” Finds New Home At Ursinus College

The 5-ton “Cubed Curve” settles into its new home at Ursinus College, proudly displaying its bright cobalt blue coating. For over 40 years, this sculpture stood as a landmark in New York City’s bustling Rockefeller Center. When our team was again asked to update its finish, we were happy to tackle the project.

Two years ago, this iconic steel sculpture left its home on Sixth Avenue New York City, where it stood since 1972. Commissioned artists William Crovello built this innovation atop a Life & Time pedestal. Crovello’s piece is said to have been inspired by a fluid brush stroke.

Our team at Spray Finishes previously painted this sculpture its signature cobalt blue when it still stood in Manhattan. When the sculpture underwent renovations and moved to Main Street, Collegeville Pennsylvania, our team again updated its striking blue color.

“Cubed Curve,” by American sculptor William Crovello, is shown at its new home on the grounds of Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and outside the Time & Life Building, New York City, in 2012. (Photos provided by Ursinus College)

We used our custom color matching service, along with our electrostatic spray painting process to give the long-standing sculpture an updated vibrant look. Our paint spraying techniques utilize positively charged paint to evenly coat the curve-shaped figure. The intricate shape of this piece strongly highlights the talents of our team.

Although Ursinus College is relatively small, at about 1,400 students, its outdoor sculpture collection holds a great collection of contemporary pieces. This 75-piece assortment is home to the largest selection of work by the British sculpture Lynn Chadwick in all of North America. And now, the collection has grown with the addition of the “Cubed Curve.”

If your project needs a vibrant paint update, reach out to the specialist at Spray Finishes. We can finish off your project with a freshly sprayed paint job at one of our five tristate locations: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Long Island, and Westchester. Contact our team for an estimate on your project. We always deliver pristine, fresh looking paint jobs to each of our clients.

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