Socrates Sculpture Park

Lynn Koble


Exhibition: EAF09: 2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, 2009

Launch, 2009
Tile, inner tubes, cement, wood, paint, mesh, hardware
15' x 12 1/2' x 58'

Alluding to Robert Smithson’s spiral jetty and Dorothy’s yellow brick road, Launch is a tiled path that appears propped up by flotation devices. Unwinding towards the East River, it never makes it past the guardrail, and seems to be caught in a moment of hesitation, a sink-or-swim second of doubt that belies its sunny surface. 

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