Art on Campus: Zodiac Heads

© Michelle Alton

Art on Campus:  Zodiac Heads

Uploaded: June 07, 2015 | Entered: June 07, 2015 12:51:05

Description

Princeton University is pleased to present the exhibition of Ai Weiwei’ s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, on display at the University’s Scudder Plaza, in front of Robertson Hall, home of the Woodrow Wilson School, through December 4, 2016.

The exhibit features 12 bronze monumental sculptures, each approximately 10 feet high, 800 pounds, and representing a sign of the Chinese zodiac (snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog, pig, rat, ox, tiger, rabbit and dragon).

The exhibit is part of a world tour which has appeared in cities including Sao Paulo, London, Los Angeles and Taipei. The sculptures have been generously loaned to the University by the family of an alumnus. I had to heavily process this image to counter the harsh midday sun in January.
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Hearty congratulations to all the May finalists and winners!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Comments

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 07, 2015

Great processing for this! #1620285

Jeff Sielski June 07, 2015

Awesome work Michelle!! #11314383

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 07, 2015

So very interesting Michelle, great presentation! #11314410

John Connolly June 07, 2015

A wonderful display and capture Michelle! Great story! #11314423

Lynn M. Whitt June 07, 2015

Beautiful tones and effects. #11314482

Bonnie C. Lackey June 07, 2015

Love the work you did on this, Michelle. What an exhibition! #11314487

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 07, 2015

Wonderful light, tones and textures. An excellent capture. #11314606

Douglas Pignet June 08, 2015

nice capture and post treatment #11314668

frank w. degenhardt level-classic June 08, 2015

I dont think the processing hurt you Michelle. I think the textures and tones fit right in with the images. Love the pov, the great control over the lighting, and the detail work on the heads stand out. Gorgeous look. #11315020

Mitch Spence level-classic June 08, 2015 1

Would love to see these in person. Like the golden tones here. When I looked at the thumb, first thought went something like "Whoops, Vlad the Impaler has returned." #11315128

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 09, 2015

That looks so cool, Michelle! #11315254

Jill Odice level-classic June 09, 2015

you did great with your editing Michelle! Really interesting exhibit! #11315661

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 10, 2015 1

Definitely the cover of a Steven King novel! Love the presentation Michelle! #11316129

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 11, 2015

Superb presentation Michelle. #11316646

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