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Outdoor Sculptures

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After you've visited MOCA's main exhibitions in our galleries, be sure to take a walking tour of our outdoor sculptures in the Jessica Glasser and Larry Mendick Sculpture Garden. Download the Outdoor Sculptures Map #1Steven LesserOlympia, 2001Plate steel2001.46.LTLLES #2Michael ManjarrisPoetic Object Series: Knowledge, 2001Negro Monterrey Marble2001.46.LTLMAN #3Lila KatzenCurled Up C, 1979Stainless steel and cor-ten1979.24.LTLKAT #4Steven LesserMano Hermano, 1999Plate steel1999.44.LTLLES #5MASAYUKI ODAVoyage, 1987Mixed media1987.32.03 HELP US PROTECT THE ART: PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB ON SCULTPURES.  See more Public Art in Virginia Beach: Download the Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Guide.…

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Outdoor Sculptures

dale chihuly

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Dale Chihuly, Mille Colori, 2003 Visitors can sit and enjoy the wonder of this Chihuly masterpiece. NEW: Frank Gehry twist cubes provide a bright and colorful seating arrangement. Guests can also enjoy watching an excerpts of Chihuly in the Hotshop which loops daily in Rodriguez Pavilion. Often called "the world's greatest living artist," Dale Chihuly has single-handedly changed the glass world with his elaborate and extraordinary works. His retrieval of ancient glass-blowing techniques and his founding of the Pilchuck Glass School, the most prominent glass-working school in the world, are both groundbreaking moments in contemporary glass art. In his Seattle "hot shop," he and his team of gl…

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MOCA Satellite Gallery at Towne Pavilion II - Sam Hundley: Pick Up Artist

July 31, 2014 - October, 2014
Sam Hundley: Pick Up Artist It doesn’t take much time looking at the work of artist Sam Hundley to understand that this man is having a love affair. The artist simply adores junk and the rejected debris left behind when function is gone from an object. The patina built up on abandoned scrap metal left outside to decay holds an artless beauty for him. In the elegant curve of a rusted fan or the visual cacophony of an old spring, Hundley sees form, shape, pattern and motifs. He scans sidewalks and roadsides, always keeping an eye out for a bit of scrap that calls out like a siren to him. He gathers them and gives them a home in his studio until inspiration arrives. He fastens the metal piece…

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MOCA Satellite Gallery at Towne Pavilion II      -       Sam Hundley: Pick Up Artist