The Best Of All Possible Worlds
- "A public art contest in Evansville, Indiana becomes a debate over race, class, and good taste." [more inside]
Where can you find the Sun, the Moon, nine giraffes, a lion and lamb lying together, the Archangel Michael holding a sword in one hand and the severed head of Satan in the other, all atop a giant crab which is itself standing on a double helix? Well, there is this one statue
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"Once the tripods start to move, no more news comes out of that area..." Fortunately Michael Condron
's tribute to The War of the Worlds
, put up on its centenary, will continue to remain in place
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Selected sculptures from Free Money and Other Fairy Tales
and Tom Otterness on Broadway,
from the artist best known for his New York public art. Crying Giant
was originally designed for the Trade Center Memorial Competition. Other exhibitions
as well, including Fairy Tale Sculptures by the Sea.
His work is rarely mentioned without the word "whimsical."
(WTC mentioned on MeFi here, and Otterness also mentioned here).