ArtAround Roswell Temporary Sculptures
Michael Dillon | Crabapple, GA
Location: East Roswell Park
Materials: Forged iron, bronze and stainless
Dimensions: 14′ x 6′ x 4′
Available for purchase: Contact Elan@RoswellArtsFund.org to learn more.
“Artiglio” is Italian for talon. This sculpture was inspired by the spirit and flight of raptors. Birds and wings have been a conscious and unconscious recurring theme in many of my sculptures. I am drawn to their physical beauty and strength, as well as their spiritual and symbolic imagery. The upward motion of this piece embodies flight, and the sky becomes a significant element of the piece occupying the negative space. The stainless steel blades are blunt to the touch but visually convey the ferocity of talons ready to strike- the gesture of outstretched wings ready to pounce its prey. The heavy forged material embodies strength and power, and the open movement gestures toward the sky.
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