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Birds Fly Through Us: Arches (*Retired)

By Ronald Gonzalez
Category: Sculpture


** This piece is no longer on display. Please see our Retired Public Art Installations page for more information.

Gonzalez, inspired at a young age by Rodin’s Gates of Hell, tends to make work dealing with the ambiguity between life and death. Like Arches, many of his works rise up from a rectangle of floor or ground and emphasize repetition of form as well as different visual levels and layering

Year Completed: 2000
Material: Welded steel, glass, wire, slag, metal filings, rust, bird nests, bird seed
Owner: Loan courtesy of the artist


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