Friday, March 28, 2008
Close Encounters on Campus
Remember that scene from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" where Richard Dreyfus obesessively sculpts a mashed-potato mountain? (Thanks to the Potato Museum).
I think it has landed on the UW campus. Take a look.
Or maybe it's just those folks over at the Henry Art Gallery hankering for some cool art. In fact, "Stronghold is a 23-ft diameter effigy of the base of a massive old growth tree, like those that may have been on the university’s campus before logging. Painstakingly built from 2 x 6 cedar lumbar, the sculpture can be likened to a low resolution image- realistic when seen from a distance and obviously constructed when viewed closely." The gallery's blog is named, of course, the Hankblog.
Photo: Kurt Keifer
Posted by Honolulu Mark at 4:38 PM