Title: Unknown, by Unknown
Location: Northwest corner of Pennington St. and Church Ave.
Details: Copper (Bronze?) SunTran bus stop.
The stamens appear to be parts from the ray gun used in the film
classic "Zombies from Mars," and perhaps the twining vines and large
flowers are enough to remind one of "The Invasion of the Body
Snatchers." Pretending to be part of an alien infused science fiction
plot will make the time fly as you wait for the bus. When you step on
board, just be sure the driver and the other passangers are earthlings.
Hmmm, I don't believe I'd have imagined things quite the same as my
partner with regard to this particular bus stop sculpture! Not that
there's anything wrong with his interpretation; it's just different.
These large flowers (there are several of them adorning this bus stop
shelter) help bring a feeling of nature, however fanciful, to the
downtown landscape, relieving what would otherwise be a fairly
utilitarian structure. Art is all around us; we just have to look for
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