Rochester, New York: Tiny People Creating Themselves

Sculptor Tom Otterness's piece, "Creation Myth," features blocky characters manufacturing both large and small versions of themselves.
500 University Ave., Rochester, NY
The sculptures are on the northwest corner of University Ave. and Goodman St. N., in a little park outside the University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery. Just east of downtown, south of E. Main St.
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Miniature People Creating Themselves

There are lots of sculptures on the grounds outside the University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery. The most fun are the little miniature people made by sculptor Tom Otterness, part of a piece titled "Creation Myth" that features the little people making both large and small versions of themselves.

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