Monday, May 22, 2017

Sculptures at sunset

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Art in between two Brutalist buildings at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev!


The light of the setting sun (see it in the tree?) silhouetted them nicely.


The BGU booklet Beyond the Classroom about the sculptures on campus offers this:
Three Fanfare Trumpeters and a Climber
Ofra Zimbalista
2014, cast aluminum, life-size figures
Three musicians scale the side of a building, representing a group  going in a single chosen direction.   On a nearby building, the W.A. Minkoff Senate Hall, an individual chooses to climb a new, previously unexplored peak. 

Click the photos if you'd like to see them bigger.
There are three other posts in the blog with more sculptures by the same Ofra Zimbalista z"l.
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(Linking to Our World Tuesday.  And T is for Trumpeters for ABC Wednesday.)
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20 comments:

Sandi said...

It's just amazing what people can make!

Kay L. Davies said...

I've been thinking of you, Dina, possibly because world news has included Israel very, very recently.
These photos are wonderful, the sculpted climbers absolutely amazing.
All the best,
Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Hels said...

Since the buildings are VERY brutalist and Three Fanfare Trumpeters and a Climber are very small, the sculptures don't soften the architecture very much. I am glad they at least tried.

Holly Myers said...

So interesting!

Jim said...

Great captures.
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Petrea Burchard said...

Very nice shots, Dina!

Karl Demetz said...

Interesting idea to attract the eye, great photos, Dina !

Lady Fi said...

What fabulous shots!

Alice said...

I love these photos Dina

Cloudia said...

Perfectly timed photos, Dina. Riveting and disturbing... must be ART :)
Thanks for being perfectly civil to our idiot in chief... *sigh*

rupam sarma said...

Awesome

Leslie: said...

Wow! Fantastic photos!

Leslie
abcw team

Ann said...

I LOVE those sculptures, fascinating art. The sunset is beautiful.
Ann

William Kendall said...

Very cool!

zongrik said...

awesome

Reader Wil said...

This is a new way for expressing ideas and thoughts. Well chosen Dina!

Greensboro Daily Photo said...

Very thought provoking art. Makes me wish I were stronger.

Janis
GDP

Melody Steenkamp said...

How wonderful Dina, very imaginative !

Have a nice ABC-day / week
Melody (team ABC-W)
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molly said...

These are brilliant. What great idea for some art work

Mollyx

Roger Owen Green said...

Ha! I thought it was people rappelling!
ROG, ABCW