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Montclair, New Jersey: Large Head, Ear To Ground

Tom Nussbaum's "Listen" is a friendly looking, full-color, large head laying sideways on the grass. One ear is to the ground, the other is occupied by a small human, also listening.

Montclair Art Museum

S. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ
In the grass outside the entrance to the Montclair Art Museum, which is on the south side of Hwy 506/Bloomfield Ave. between S. Mountain Ave. and St Lukes Place. The museum entrance faces away from the road, so the head can't be seen from the highway. 3 S Mountain Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
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Outdoor Sculpture "Listen" by Tom Nussbaum

Tom Nussbaum's "Listen" was made in 2008 of polyurethane on fiberglass, and is meant to convey what the artist refers to as "what it's like to listen and/or be heard." The large head has one ear to the ground, and is well aware of the small figure perched on its other ear, who is comfortably situated as enjoying being heard.

[Saumya Ganguly, 01/04/2017]

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