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Two Clouds and Sphere

Artist: Cliff Garten Studio (2005)

Artist Cliff Garten collaborated with the community to create two cloud-like suspended sculptures positioned over the foyer and the Internet cafe. One “cloud” is cast aluminum branches reminiscent of orchard trees in blossom that also alludes to a technological network. The second “cloud” is created from hundreds of cast aluminum apricots and doll-sized human figures that form a topography evocative of the hills surrounding the city.

The juxtaposition of agricultural and technological references addresses the ambiguity of an agricultural past and technological future.

District: 7

Report a Concern: (408) 793-04330 or publicart@sanjoseca.gov.

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