Wednesday, July 6, 2011

"Inside Out" by Pharrell Williams

Designed by the extraordinary Mr. Pharrell Williams for the Glasstress show, the sculpture is of two angel skeletons. One is just over six feet tall and the smaller one flying behind it is about 18 inches. Both were hand made by Berengo Studio in Murano.

I adore angels. And the details are superb.

"So many of us wonder what if…

Most of these wonders have to do with the idea of what people’s lives would be like if they made different choices. Since I was a little boy my wondrous curiosities were based on fictional things that television offered. My mind was crammed pack with creatures fit for a child that were often funny, designed for youth and usually a profitable franchise like cartoons. Even still, I couldn’t stop thinking about angels.

Seemingly human with wings.

The perfect  representation for man’s sojourn in this dimension.

A way to conceptualize his aspirations and goals.

The moment his feet left the ground all who watched considered him on his way… but to where?"

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