Wednesday, May 16, 2012

River North [Crossing - by Hubertus von der Goltz]




Crossing ...
Sculptor: Hubertus von der Goltz ..
Installed: May 22, 1998 ...
Location: LaSalle Gateway Plaza on LaSalle Street, just north of the Chicago River ...

It's one of Chicago’s publicly commissioned artworks. This sculpture named "Crossing", portrays an aluminum man precariously balanced atop a steel perch twenty-five feet in the air ... This artwork addresses the complex navigation of life as we approached the millennium .. "Situated at the north end of Chicago’s financial district and the south end of LaSalle Street’s retail strip, Crossing provides a bridge between the global and the local business worlds, as well as public and private lives" ...



In the background we see this sculpture "Ceres" byJohn Bradley Storrs.. It's on top the Chicago Board of Trade Building..


# For more on Ceres.. click here..

2 comments:

Ann said...

Do I remember correctly that the Ceres sculpture is also aluminum? Either way, it's a great photo of the two of them.

Jyoti said...

Thanks Ann for your comment!
Yes, ceres in the background is also aluminium..