Thursday, December 17, 2009
It's an alright piece; One that I might notice if it were in a public park or civic setting, although it maybe a bit generic in that public sculpture kind of way. But in this setting (complete with a plaque with artist name and sculpture title: Robert Giordano; First Gate) the work definitely has more of a charge.
similarly but less successful tweaking of scale in a public work.
It gave me a lift to see it there. It also reminded me of how uninterested I am in the bulk of sculpture in sited in natural settings, or conventional civic settings.
I'm intrigued by the thought of having a sculpture tour that takes place in the front lawns of residences, if only for the novelty and the potential for the absurd.