Three sculptures to reflect on the direction of humanity

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Three sculptures to reflect on the direction of humanity


Muchos artists in addition to contributing their style and stamp to the expressions in which they develop, they add something else. Reflection, ways to create awareness and awaken positive change in others. Here three sculptures that leave us a lot to analyze.

Rumors of War

The sculptures equestrian They are part of the story, many find inspiration and others observe them imposing. Kehinde Wiley performed Rumors of War that recalls the traditional pieces, but with a contemporary touch. The rider is a young African-American man dressed in an urban and contemporary way. The same that was exhibited in Times Square, to reflect on how far that warlike attitude has taken us and above all, what else it can cause.


The Last Lockdown

Dan Crumrine and Sean Leonard Together with other creatives they made 10 sculptures that seek to create awareness. This after the shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. The protagonist is a terrified boy under his desk. Schools must be safe places, however, in United States Students cannot fully enjoy peace of mind.

Behind the Walls

Jaume Plensa He offers us a moving sculpture in which a person covers his eyes, as if he did not want to see what is happening. The 7.5-meter-high piece is the pretext for thinking about what is happening to society and knowing whether we want to continue in the same way or change course. Spanish sometimes uses art as a means to launch themes such as globalization and the human condition.

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