Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Anticipation


Just a bit up Bay St from yesterday's post is this sculpture by artist Kosso Eloul who was born in Russia but lived in Toronto for many years. Titled "Zen West", the 3 stainless steel boxes leave the viewer in a state of suspense waiting for their collapse to the ground. It is part of the wonderful sculpture collection at St Michael's College and is one of over 40 of Eloul's sculptures on public display in Toronto.

13 comments:

Birdman said...

Looks like some fun pieces here.

LĂșcia said...

It looks that the pieces are falling!
It's so beautiful to see the flor covered in snow!

Leena said...

I like this: a simple, clever and urban sculpture!

Anonymous said...

one of his best pieces. i have found that so many of his pieces look the same and perhaps because of the vast number located in toronto, his work loses some of its impact. when they were first done, they were considered quite avant-garde and perhaps toronto should not have invested so heavily in his work. a great sculpture never-the-less. thanks for the pic.

Eyeliquor said...

Great sculpture!
I like this!
The snow is the finishing touch!
Cool shot!

Linda said...

Looks precarious, but I'm sure it's not. We don't have so much in the way of modern sculpture here.

Sharon said...

I like it. It looks like a small breeze might topple them.

Randy said...

Wonderful piece!

Jack said...

It looks like the Greek figure "pi". It also looks unstable: Run!!!

Mo said...

looks like part of the 2012 olympics emblem

yas said...

This is a nice sculpture. It's nice with snow.

EG Wow said...

Well, it certainly does appear to be about to topple over.

JM said...

This is a very cool artwork and I really like to see it in the snow.