Socrates Sculpture Park

William Cordova

Websites: http://ps1.org/studio-visit/artist/william-cordova, http://www.sikkemajenkinsco.com/exhibition_williamcordova.html

Exhibition: Cityscape: Surveying the Urban Biotope, 2010

untitled (eco de sacsayhuaman), 2009
Plywood, studs, surewall, literature
8' x 37' x 15"

Inspired by Incan architecture, specifically the Sangarara structure, the artist has erected a concrete zig zag wall, which at first glance could resemble many contemporary urban barriers. This structure originally comes from an ancient tradition that responds to nature as an elemental component of architecture.



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