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Klinge Together

“Polyanthe” and “Grosser Pfubrub” by Dietrich Klinge

Location: Delmar Blvd (Between Kingsland & Leland Avenues), University City, MO, USA

Materials: Eremurus, liatris, sunflowers, sinuata statice, Banksia protea, craspedia, leucospermum protea, leucaderdron, eryngium, ti leaves, silver-dollar eucalyptus, scotch broom and palm-bud foliage.

Dietrich Klinge’s male and female sculptures are powerful, raw, organic and chiseled.  They are an interesting mix of voluptuousness and hard-edged masculinity.  “Polyanthe’s” floral tribute is full of texture and movement and is as monumental and strong as the scuplture itself.  The loops of palm foliage mimic the circle of her arms and is repeated in “Graser Pfubruls” floral embellishment.  Klinge’s male figure is all angles and sharp edges, so the tribalesque garland full of circles and rounded flower forms is an intersting contrast. 

 

 

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