1500 Owens Street
Mission Bay, San Francisco
Overflow X is a stainless steel sculpture by Jaume Plensa.
Jaume Plensa was born in 1955 in Barcelona, where he studied at the Llotja School of Art and Design and at the Sant Jordi School of Fine Art.
He has been a teacher at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and regularly cooperates with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a guest professor.
This particular design is not new. Plensa has been utilizing the seated figure created from letters in various installations around the world. They range in size to as large as 33 feet.
A significant part of Plensa’s production is set in the context of public sculpture with installations in Spain, France, Japan, the U.K., Germany, Canada, and the U.S.A.
Plensa has created numerous public works around the world, including his biggest project, The Crown Fountain in Chicago’s Millennium Park.