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Reach for the Stars

 - Barton Rubenstein
Sculpture (INTERIOR)


University of Central Florida

About the Artwork

Three bronze beams undulating in form stand inside a round pool. A constant stream of water glides uniformly over the surface of the beams and stars burst from the tops. As a result, the sculpture appears to dance in a constant state of flux. (13’ x 2’ x 6’ with 6’ diameter water pool)

About the Artist

Barton Rubenstein
Barton Rubenstein is a modern sculptor who prefers using bronze, stainless steel, stone and glass. He often incorporates water, kinetics, light and suspension in his pieces. He is inspired by relationship between the changing environment and his sculptures. Rubenstein, a former scientist, is credited with over 20 commissioned public art sculptures throughout the United States.



Did you know?

The City of Orlando owns more than 2,000 works of art and has one of the oldest public art programs in the state.

Discover Art in Central Florida!

For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them. This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area that is normally open to the public.

Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring public art in Central Florida.

If, in your travels around Orange County, you come across some public art that is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it. If you are aware of additional information about art or artist that is included here, again, please let us know. Together we can make this an incredible resource for people seeking to spice up their life through exploring art.