Saturday, September 25, 2021

Sculpture Saturday

 Sculpture Saturday

I was cleaning out photos in my archives and was stunned to find that we had another Jaume Plensa sculpture from a 2013 trip to Calgary!!

This sculpture called Wonderland is at the base of Calgary's tallest tower, The Bow. The wire mesh piece stands 39 feet high and resembles a young girl's head. (It was actually inspired by a real girl in Spain.) Interestingly, the sculpture has two entrances so that visitors can walk inside of it. “My vision for Wonderland is to inspire everyone who experiences the sculpture: I believe the architecture of our bodies is the palace for our dreams,” said Plensa.

Toronto Dreaming

Antibes French Riviera Nomade

Bordeaux France Sanna

Barcelona Spain Carmela

Chicago Crown Fountain

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