Lets play too

I met the artist Priyanka Rana at Johnson Park where a sculpture of hers had been on display for a few months, thanks to City of Palo Alto public art program. Her piece featured an assemblage of toys, that she installed in a frame of wood, that she gathered nearby and scorched using a Japanese technique, she said. I saw her spray-painting the toys a blue color, perhaps to connote our planet, which is three-fourths water. I also thought of David Middlebrooks, Anish Kapoor, Tom Friedman, David Smith is it.

Today the piece was gone — she mentioned something about the Menlo College show — and there was a set of objects in the footprint of her former artwork: some books, a mug, some plastic figurines. I mean to check back later. 

About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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