Contemporary artist Thomas Schütte’s first full-scale architectural art installation in the United States, Thomas Schütte: Crystal, opened at the Clark Art Institute on June 14, 2015. Schütte arrived at the unusual asymmetrical shape of Crystal, which was conceived specifically for its location on the Clark’s Stone Hill trails, by imagining a small piece of crystal scaled up to architectural proportions. “It’s thrilling that one of the most recognized artists working today has chosen the Clark as the site for his first architectural installation in the United States,” said Michael Conforti, the Felda and Dena Hardymon Director of the Clark. “The views from Stone Hill have attracted hikers and Clark visitors since the our opening sixty years ago and now these views can be experienced from inside the fascinating irregular space that Schütte has designed.” The structure’s interior is clad in

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