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Molecule by Mark di Suvero

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden “Molecule” is another example of Mark di Suvero’s immense sculptures made with steel I-beams. This one was created from 1977-1983 and is in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

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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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Standing Glass Fish by Frank Gehry

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Standing GLass Fish Originally created for an exhibit at the Walker Art Center, this 1986 sculpture by architect Frank Gehry now stands in the Cowles Conservatory at the Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens.

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Octopus by Alexander Calder

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

Octopus by Alexander Calder “Octopus,” from 1964, is another work by Alexander Calder on display in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. It’s even displayed right next to the other Calder, “The Spinner”.

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X with Columns by Sol Lewitt

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

One of my favorite sculptures at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is “X with Columns” by Sol Lewitt. It has this classic architecture feel and all the column spaces are perfect for jumping into and striking a pose. The grass is even worn away around the base of the sculpture form so many people climbing up […]

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Walking Man by George Segal

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Added to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden in 1988, “Walking Man” by George Segal is, like many of his works, made from a plaster cast of a real person. The process gives the final bronze creation an incredible level of detail, such as the Nike logo on the figure’s shoes. You can’t help but feel for […]

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