The Jepson Center Eckburg Atrium houses a monumental inflatable sculpture by acclaimed Parisian artist Anne Ferrer. Hot Pink, a huge biomorphic work originally commissioned by the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia was reconfigured to fill the airspace of the Jepson Center atrium with electric color. Ferrer is noted for her colorful, sensuous, and playful sculptures, which have been shown in venues from Paris to La Paz, Bolivia. Simultaneously beautiful and grotesque, Ferrer’s vibrant works are often a sensory overload, stemming from her past collaborations with performers, composers, perfumers, and even a pastry chef. Hot Pink’s billowing form, stitched from bright pink parachute fabric, makes an impression on visitors both inside the atrium as well as those who catch a glimpse of it from Telfair Square and beyond.
Hot Pink was purchased with funds provided by Josh and Kelley Keller.