Gold vortex.

Architects Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues created a golden vortex in the courtyard of Materials & Applications in Los Angeles. Constructed from gold-tinted Mylar (reinforced with bundled Nylon and Kevlar fibers), the work, representing the "deadliest force in the Universe," is called Maximilian's Schell, after the actor Maximilian Schell, who played Dr. Reinhardt’ in the Disney film The Black Hole. "During the day as the sun passes overhead, the canopy casts colored fractal light patterns onto the ground while a tranquil subsonic drone from an integrated ambient sound installation by composer James Lumb (Electric Skychurch) entitled Resonant Amplified Vortex Emitter, lightly rumbles below the feet of visitors." The view from the underside:

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