West Seattle art: Sculpture installation @ Junction Plaza Park

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(WSB photo)

10:57 AM: You’ll see something new at Junction Plaza Park (42nd/Alaska) next time you go by: The 20-foot-tall kinetic sculpture that’s been in the works for a while. We last reported on the plan when concepts were shown at a Junction open-house event during last February’s West Seattle Art Walk; now, local artist Troy Pillow has completed the work, and it’s being installed this morning. It’s funded by public-benefit money from local development as well as a city grant. Update later, after it’s fully installed!

ADDED: By the time we got back in late afternoon, the base was already in shadow, but you can see the top of the sculpture:

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5 Replies to "West Seattle art: Sculpture installation @ Junction Plaza Park"

  • Heather November 3, 2016 (11:19 am)

    Oh yea!! I love kinetic sculptures. I used to walk the studio grounds annually of an awesome kinetic sculpture artist on Orcas Island – watching the art twirl and spin between the trees. It always made me feel like a little kid watching such HUGE metal shapes seemingly defy gravity.  

  • Karen November 4, 2016 (8:55 am)

    Isn’t there going to be some sort of ceremony? I have been waiting to see the sculpture and I have been watching for a presentation, hopefully, including the artist/s.

    • WSB November 4, 2016 (10:03 am)

      Yes, adding to the story soon. We know the sculpture’s name now, too!

  • AJP November 4, 2016 (11:21 am)

    Love the shadow play on the building too. Cool sculpture!

  • Junction Lady November 6, 2016 (5:36 pm)

    I walked by this sculpture today, and it’s beautiful!

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