Either Oracle

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2001,  5' by 10' length  

This was a commissioned work for someone who had run out of room for art in her house.  The symbols were agreed upon by the client and myself to relate to various aspects of her life. The Oracle is activated whenever the client opens her garage door. There is a micro computer that controls whether the paper airplanes are going to fly out of the computer and whether the shark fin or the Jaguar convertible is going to move across the top of the work.  Also there are flashing indicator lights next to each of the symbols that, depending whether or not they stay lit, what the client can expect from her day. God's watchful eye and the cows spinning around the tornado are always in constant motion.