Towards Flight is both humorous and nostalgic. The image of a lawn chair with balloons tied to it is emblematic of the wish for humans to fly and their history of attempting to do so in the most direct manner possible. This desire to experience flight in its purest form has been man’s desire for millennia; by placing the sculpture next to a state-of-the-art airport, the artist is connecting past to present and offering those who identify with the lawn chair a safe and enjoyable
Date created: 2008
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