Thursday, June 20, 2013

Past Public Art

Laguna Beach: Past Public ArtThis piece was replaced by another historical sculpture. Can you name the new sculpture? And does anyone know what happened to this piece?

Tides:
01:52 AM -0.25 feet Low Tide
03:04 AM Moonset
05:41 AM Sunrise
08:02 AM 3.49 feet High Tide
12:48 PM 1.69 feet Low Tide
05:16 PM Moonrise
07:22 PM 6.33 feet High Tide
08:04 PM Sunset

4 comments:

  1. Steve S.10:57 AM

    Is it called "Breaching Whale" by Jon Seeman?


    I think the sculpture in your photo is probably now in the back or side-yard of artist-sculpturer, Gerard Basil Stripling. It's called "Towards the Within" and according to City of Laguna Beach records, it was always considered a temporary sculpture slated to be removed in 2009, but left longer than intended.

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    1. Nope. It isn't Breaching Whale. Though it is close to the whale. Remember I said historical.

      Try again.

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  2. Steve S.2:19 PM

    "In Central Park" created in 1962 by Jerry Rothman?

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    1. OK lets stop it now. The replacememt sculpture was the 911 Memorial at Memorial Point, at the East entrance to Memorial Point. Here's a picture of the sculpture: http://www.lagunabeat.com/2011/09/911-memorial-sculpture.html

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