[First filed: Nov 17, 2010 @ 15:48]
Chief Minister Stanhope has real reason to be proud in announcing his latest piece of public art.
It’s just inside Glebe Park at the corner of Bunda and Akuna.
A new 2.3m-high granite and stainless steel sculpture by Japanese artist Koichi Ishino was unveiled by Chief Minister and Minister for the Arts and Heritage, Jon Stanhope, today.
“This piece, Windstone – a trail of a cloud, is a fine example of the inlay technique that Koichi Ishino has pioneered where he joins and polishes metal and stone into one seamless surface,” Mr Stanhope said.
The pictures (slideshow below) don’t really do this thing justice. It slices through the mind like a knife, and the reflections from it are almost vertiginous. A real corker.