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Situation Sculpture



Situation Sculpture is a series of works by The Art Guys.
Situation Sculpture is a new form of sculpture that depends on the circumstances.
Situation Sculpture is unencumbered by time, space, authorship or other constraints.
Situation Sculpture
is a preview of things to come.


new situation
 

Situation Sculpture #Number's Up:
Santa Teresa Cemetery • Morales Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

current situation
 

Situation Sculpture #5:
The Urban Preserve of Boulder

 

 

 

 

 

 

past situations
 
 

Situation Sculpture #1

Situation Sculpture #2
(crane) for Tom Marioni

Situation Sculpture #18.46
(The Flying Stump)

Situation Sculpture #4
Designated Natural Area

   
 
 

Situation Sculpture #+
(intersection)

   

 

 

"The world is full of objects, more or less interesting; I do not wish to add any more. I prefer, simply, to state the existence of things in terms of time and/or place." - Douglas Huebler

"I decided a long time ago that the less I do, the more of an artist I am." - David Hammons

"There is no neat definition of a situation, yet we would find it impossible to cope with experience if we did not mentally cut it up into these manageable units. Moreover, while the boundary lines between situations may be indistinct, every situation has a certain 'wholeness' about it, a certain integration. Every situation has certain identifiable components. These include 'things'– a physical setting or natural or man-made objects. Every situation occurs in a 'place'– a location or arena within which the action occurs. (It is not accidental that the Latin root 'situ' means place.) Every social situation also has, by definition, a cast of characters – people. Situations also involve a location in the organizational network of society and a context of ideas or information. Any situation can be analyzed in terms of these five components. But situations also involve a separate dimension which, because it cuts across all the others, is frequently overlooked. This is duration – the span of time over which the situation occurs."

 

- Alvin Toffler, Future Shock, 1970
"It's better than nothing." - The Art Guys

 
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