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Transcendent Space by Karl Friedrich

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Transcendent Space by Karl Friedrich Karl Friedrich created “Transcendent Space” in 2005.

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Gorky’s Pillow by Mark di Suvero

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Gorky's Pillow by Mark Di Suvero Despite its size, “Gorky’s Pillow” is practically small by Mark di Suvero standards.

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Untitled by Bruce Stillman

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Untitled by Bruce Stillman This 1987 kinetic sculpture by Bruce Stillman sits in the yard of the Temple of Aaron synagogue in St. Paul.

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Jet Stream by Bruce Stillman

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Jet Stream by Bruce Stillman Sculptor Bruce Stillman created the kinetic “Jet Stream” in 2000. It stands on the corner of 66th and Lyndale in Richfield.

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South St. Paul Central Square Sculpture by Bruce Stillman

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

South St. Paul Central Square Sculpture by Bruce Stillman This 1980 sculpture by Bruce Stillman was “re-released” in 2002, which I think means it got a fancy sign.

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Arikidea by Mark di Suvero

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Swinging Together Created by Mark di Suvero between 1977 and 1982, Arikidea is 26 feet high and weighs more than three tons. The giant steel beems also sway in the breeze and anyone can swing on the wooden platform beneath the sculpture.

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Inner Search by Mark di Suvero

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Mark di Suvero's Inner Search “Inner Search” in downtown Minneapolis is another example of a Mark di Suvero work involving movement and large metal beams. This 1979 work features a swinging “eye” that’s supposedly inspired by imagery found on the one dollar bill.

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The Spinner by Alexander Calder

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

The Spinner" by Alexander Calder Alexander Calder is perhaps best known for creating these incredible and whimsical mobile sculptures. “The Spinner,” created in 1966, is a fine example of a free-standing mobile. It moves and spins (duh) in the wind creating new forms and negative space.

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Grace a Toi by Mark di Suvero

Friday, December 7th, 2007

"Grace a Toi" Mark di Suvero often uses large, metal I-beams in his abstract work, often with elements that swing or move. “Grace a Toi” in the Western Sculpture Park in St. Paul is no different. The massive work sits in the middle of the park, one of the large pieces near the top moving in the wind. Which is kind of an eerie feeling when you’re walking under it.

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