Charlotte, North Carolina: Metalmorphosis - Giant Head

A 22-foot-tall structure with horizontally-moving stainless-steel plates that form, and re-form, into a giant metal head.
3700 Arco Corporate Dr., Charlotte, NC
SW of Charlotte, I-485 exit west on Arrowhead Rd., turn left/south on Whitehall Park Dr., left on Arco Corporate Drive.
Always visible. Not always operational.
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Metalmorphosis didn't seem to be moving.

[Susan, 12/01/2014]
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Just a drive-by today. It's not dismantled, but it doesn't seem to move or shift shape as described any more. Pretty cool nonetheless.

[Scot Campbell, 06/10/2013]

The head was recently refurbished and placed back in the fountain. No guarantee it will be moving during a visit.

Metalmorphosis - Giant Head

It's back! We live nearby and look for it each time we drive down Hwy 485. Saw the giant sculpture was back in place as we drove by this evening.

[Karen, 05/19/2013]
Metalmorphosis - Giant Head

Completely dismantled. Jan 2013. Bummer...

[megan, 01/07/2013]
Metalmorphosis - Giant Head

Was very excited to come see what sounded like a very cool idea for an art piece, but was disappointed to find that its motor and pump were not working. Still kinda cool.

[Joey Gleeson, 05/05/2012]

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