San Francisco, California: Lump Headed Creatures

"Moonrise" by Ugo Rondinore depicts three nightmarish aluminum creature heads in a public plaza. They have been described as a leering thumb, a remorseful duck, and an awestruck potato.
Address:
555 Mission St., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
Mission Street Plaza, outside the Deloitte building, between 1st St. and 2nd St.
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Moonrise sculptures.

Lump Headed Creatures

The trio of heads entitled "Moonrise Sculptures: March, October, and December" are by Ugo Rondinone, made of mottled aluminum, and were installed in 2008. As others have noted, they look very Tim Burton-ish. Next to them is a piece entitled "Human Sculptures" by Jonathan Borofsky (of "Ballerina Clown" fame).

[Dean Jeffrey, 10/23/2014]

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