"I considered the peculiarity of their unannounced, unexpected discovery and the manner in which our half understandings can lead to many possible interpretations. Rather than taking away from the intended meaning, these in fact begin to fulfill the communal ownership and collective interpretation that such public works seek to achieve." In conclusion, she wrote, " I envy those who stumble innocently across these works, their world upset for a moment, their sense of place and time disrupted, and, hopefully, their comfortable assumptions confused. This unmooring-whether of everyday experience or historical convictions-is the lasting consequence of the otherwise fleeting impression of Vita Brevis."
So here are some surprises I've encountered recently on the street, including one of my own recent installations in Hartford.
|My "green" space in a parking space in honor of the public parks of Hartford, |
complete with hub cap flowers (courtesy of W.H. Art League).
|Is that Keney or Riverside?? And the dog visitor made it an 'official' park!|
|Voting for "Elizabeth" as a favorite park!|