Portal of Evolution, by Bryan Tedrick
Portal of Evolution is a sculpture based on the female reproductive system. A portal is formed with petal like steel plates from which spring fallopian tubes and ovaries.
Emerging from the top is a kinetic butterfly with a seat in the center for passengers. Overall dimensions are 26' tall x 32' wide. Materials are steel and stainless steel.
Artist website: www.bryantedrick.com/
Photo taken at the Burning Man 2009 festival (Black Rock Desert, Nevada).