'Skyhook'

John Newman

1998 - steel; stone; epoxy foam; epoxy resin; cable; wood; paint

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'Skyhook', standing an impressive twenty-feet high, was commissioned for Grounds For Sculpture and made at the Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture in 1998. It has become a signature work in the park. The aesthetically pleasing organic curves of the s-shaped “hook” and surrounding bit of “sky” merge with high-tech materials and structure. Stones fill the bottom half of the S, serving as weights, while the hovering form, in a further play of weight and balance, is tethered to the ground by a telephone pole and cables.

About the Work
About the Work
Material:
steel; stone; epoxy foam; epoxy resin; cable; wood; paint
Dimensions:
overall: 240 in x 300 in x 156 in
Technique/Process:
fabricated
Edition:
Unique
Courtesy:
Gift of The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc.

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