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Artist Stacy Levy’s ‘Ridge and Valley’ Is an Interactive Watershed

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by Moe Beitiks last modified Jan 18, 2012

It might look like an unchanging giant stone museum piece, but this map of Pennsylvania’s water systems is very much alive. When it rains, the intricate carvings of the state’s creeks and rivers fill with the runoff from a nearby building, creating a living, miniature watershed. Artist Stacy Levy created this sculpture for the arboretum [...]




 

 

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It might look like an unchanging giant stone museum piece, but this map of Pennsylvania’s water systems is very much alive. When it rains, the intricate carvings of the state’s creeks and rivers fill with the runoff from a nearby building, creating a living, miniature watershed. Artist Stacy Levy created this sculpture for the arboretum at Penn State, and every bit of it reflects the local landscape of the Pennsylvania Bluestone — from the tiny rivers to its source rock

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