State House Clock, 1986-90. Stainless steel, aluminum, brass, Plexiglas, clock mechanism, and electric lights, 15 x 5.5 ft. diameter. Massachusetts State House, Boston.

R.M. Fischer and the Public in Public Art

ln the summer of 1986, on completing his first major outdoor artwork and before returning home to New York, R.M. Fischer drove by for one last glimpse of MacArthur Park Gates in Los Angeles’s MacArthur Park. Fischer’s commission by rhe city’s Department of Parks and Recreation was a civic gesture toward the anticipated renewal of a neighborhood….see the full feature in November’s magazine.