Tango

Tango

By Bernie Molaskey

Just as the bodies of two dancers form different shapes through their performance the Tango sculpture’s composition of curves is different depending on the viewer’s position. The smaller tine represents the female dancer who is suspended in air as in a lift. The larger tine represents the male who is leaning back and strongly connected to the base or floor via a tapering connection. The physical connection between the two dancers is shaped as a singular stylized “body” as though the dancers are merging as one through the dance. The steel ball heads of the dancers represent their emotional connection and through their close proximity and gold plating one might expect at any moment an electrical spark might bridge the gap as if the intensity of the dance has turned them into a Tesla coil.

Sept 2013 - Sept 2014

Steel & Concrete

Dr. A.J. Chandler Park
3 South Arizona Avenue
Chandler, AZ 85225