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Empty Suit

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 2 September 2010 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

The sculpture: Post-Balzac

Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Des Moines, IA

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

funny, thanx 4 sharing :P

2 Sep 2010 5:22am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

This statue evokes for me what will stay of us one day, just an envelope empty of everything

2 Sep 2010 5:37am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

lovely image and intresting sculpture!~:)

2 Sep 2010 6:41am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Curious statue! Great light!

2 Sep 2010 6:42am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Interesting sculpture!

2 Sep 2010 6:57am

k@ from Paris, France

Very weird, thought-provoking too, the suit makes the man ? An image & a sculpture to meditate !

2 Sep 2010 7:27am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

wooohow!!really interestin' to see!!

2 Sep 2010 7:29am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot.. very nice sculpture..

2 Sep 2010 7:53am

Jojigirl from Badian, Philippines

a brightly lit sky, yet the area seems locked in quietude that even in broad daylight a phantom would not even hesitate to tuck itself inside that sculpted art. ",)

2 Sep 2010 8:10am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Very impressive! I like the even exposure and lighting. Great textures on the building in the background. Also a sense of space around the unusual looking sculpture.

2 Sep 2010 8:13am

10Fraction from France

This could be used to illustrate a book from H.G Wells, the invisible man.

2 Sep 2010 9:51am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

In daylight it looks very friendly, but it would also make a great night shot when it's lit by the surrounding lights! Beautiful texture and colors!

2 Sep 2010 10:14am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Of course it's still to warm for a coat, the guy will surely return in a few weeks..;-))
Great statue, the material (bronze?) developed a beautiful weathered patin!

2 Sep 2010 10:38am

@Marleen: Yes, it's bronze.

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

if the coat fits...

2 Sep 2010 12:11pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

Hm.. the invisible man. It actually provokes some thought, empty as it is.

2 Sep 2010 12:56pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

genial sculpture . never seen or though of something like that . great shot .

2 Sep 2010 1:01pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Haha. Great find and perfect capture. That's funny.

2 Sep 2010 1:37pm

silver from k, Iran

balzak ran away and it is all suits to remind us of him nice thought and nice picture

2 Sep 2010 1:40pm

Goddess from Tehran, Iran

Secret stained picture ....
but funny :D

2 Sep 2010 2:15pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

beautiful colors

2 Sep 2010 2:21pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Very interesting sculpture. Well done.

2 Sep 2010 2:34pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Very thought provoking...Like Marie LC, I too had the same effect on seeing it...what would be left of us in the end??
Well captured shot..Steve

2 Sep 2010 2:38pm

Don from spokane, United States

A great statue to notice and shoot. It makes an eye-catching shot for sure!

2 Sep 2010 3:29pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

A wee bit spooky don't you think..? but it's an interesting shot though.

2 Sep 2010 3:51pm

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Nice sculpture...nice shot ! Well done !

2 Sep 2010 5:00pm

Kiki from Ambert, France

A strange sculpture on... the empty of the appearance ? Beautiful light and colors here !

2 Sep 2010 5:43pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like this impressive sculpture

2 Sep 2010 8:00pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Wonderful, Steve - art of artwork is always a tricky subject. Your image here transports us with its own vibrancy and stands well.

2 Sep 2010 8:17pm

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

I like the point of view here .. .building in the background ... and so sharp and strong and vibrant, yet empty!

3 Sep 2010 1:08am

Diane from hythe, Canada

what a splendid sculpture and love the backdrop you carefully included

3 Sep 2010 1:23am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

What a cool statue and wonderful shot of it, very cool

3 Sep 2010 1:32am

Joan Coole from Toronto, Canada

wow , the grass is so green

3 Sep 2010 2:15am

Ajay from Pune, India

WOW!!! That is a one of it's kind statue. Someone forgot to the put a man in there. :-)

3 Sep 2010 2:19am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Unusual and very interesting. I like your HDR treatment.

3 Sep 2010 3:46am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

An interesting one! The artist started with the sculpture and his model got tired and left :)

3 Sep 2010 10:16am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

awesome composition and lighting!!

3 Sep 2010 10:38am

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

that is how I would feel living in these blocs :-)

3 Sep 2010 11:16am

PATRICK from miramas, France

just 5*****

3 Sep 2010 4:27pm

Ioanaz from Bucharest, Romania

wow great statue and photo !

3 Sep 2010 5:03pm