Flight

After creating GOING, GOING, GONE, I decided to isolate one ostrich and study its “aerodynamics” for lack of another word. Here an ostrich defies gravity and propels itself on one foot up and away. These birds are actually very large and top heavy so when they finally get their momentum started they do seem to have a different kind of grace and balance.

36″H x 38″W x 8″D
(91.4 x 96.5 x 20.3 cm)
Bronze on stainless steel base