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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

The Ram

The Ram

The Ram by Charles O. Perry is an excellent starting point from which to begin Costa Mesa’s “Art Walk.” This bright yellow painted steel sculpture was the second sculpture installed in Town Center Park, and remains a colorful focal point there.

Tour Aux Jambes

Tour Aux Jambes

This artwork, made of epoxy and polyurethane, is rather like a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle, though its lines are only on the surface.

Night Shift

Night Shift

The stone element in the sculpture intensifies the natural setting of Town Center Park, as the stainless-steel plate mimics the hard concrete and metal in the buildings that surround the park.

Four Lines Oblique Gyratory Square IV

Four Lines Oblique Gyratory Square IV

George Rickey’s Four Lines Oblique Gyratory – Square IV is a study in opposition: strong enough to withstand forceful winds yet light enough to be moved by the slightest breeze.

Oiseau

Oiseau

The cast bronze sculpture Oiseau by Joan Miró suggests a hybrid – part avian and part human. Miró believed that forms expressed by an individual should disclose the activity of the mind that wishes to escape from its present reality, to seek out new realities.

Reclining Figure

Reclining Figure

Vital and mysterious, like the spirit embodied in Stonehenge, Moore’s reclining female forms are universal shapes to which everyone is subconsciously conditioned to respond; simple, massive, deeply human figures.

Fire Bird

Fire Bird

Henry Segerstrom commissioned Richard Lippold to create Fire Bird in 1985 for Segerstrom Hall as it was being constructed. "Fire Bird" was a gift from the entire Segerstrom Family.

Fermi

Fermi

In Fermi, acquired by Henry Segerstrom in 1975, Smith directs the viewer to consider the complex structure of nature while offering up a form that can also be appreciated for its uncomplicated elegance.

Connector

Connector

Elizabeth and Henry Segerstrom commissioned Richard Serra to create Connector in 2006 as the highly visible focal point for the newly expanded Segerstrom Center for the Arts

California Scenario (Noguchi Garden)

California Scenario (Noguchi Garden)

Recognized as one of the country’s preeminent sculpture gardens and the most vital publicly accessible outdoor sculpture oasis in Southern California.

Utsurohi 91

Utsurohi 91

"As one of Japan’s leading artists, Aiko's sweeping modern wire sculptures are spread throughout the world. Located on a grassy rectangle adjacent to Plaza Tower on Anton Boulevard and the Avenue of the Arts, near the entrance to Samueli Theater.

Spatio Virtuo Teatro

Spatio Virtuo Teatro

Made up of three individual steel sculptures, Spatio Virtuo Teatro presents a visual representation of the theater experience.

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