There is an example of gas sculpture in the sculpture garden at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. A large bank of very small nozzles is arrayed on the edge of a small rush-filled pond, and when the power is switched on a fine mist of fog billows out. The 'sculpture' has a continuously changing shape as it is affected by the water, the rushes and the air-currents in the area.
The idea of a gas sculpture also appeared in the book Gog, by Giovanni Papini (1881-1956).
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