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The I-Ching Trigrams: Pittsburgh – East Liberty

Series: Elements of Change Public Art Pittsburgh - East Liberty I-Ching Corner I-Ching Side Approximately ten years after Urban Renewal, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the East Liberty Valley began a long and arduous journey to rebuild. Over the next 30 years, the district would [...]

By |2019-07-03T05:11:49-06:00April 20th, 2019|Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania|Comments Off on The I-Ching Trigrams: Pittsburgh – East Liberty

Discobolus: Pittsburg Art in Public Places, Northside 2016

Three Rivers Arts Festival This abstract sculpture was created for the Three Rivers Arts Festival. It references the ancient Greek sculpture the Discobolus of Myron, although the artist uses the relationship of positive and negative space to define the figure. Unlike the Greek sculpture, the discus thrower in Nash’s Discobolus is [...]

By |2019-07-03T05:10:41-06:00February 23rd, 2019|Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania|Comments Off on Discobolus: Pittsburg Art in Public Places, Northside 2016

Wave of Desire: Pittsburgh, Three Rivers

The Three Rivers Arts Festival seeks to give unique opportunities to Pittsburgh-based artists by commissioning special on-site projects. The purpose is to encourage artists to take risks, to foster freedom of expression, and to be flexible in execution-to achieve their maximum artistic potential. Outdoor Sculpture: Wave of Desire

By |2019-02-23T05:26:46-06:00February 23rd, 2019|Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania|Comments Off on Wave of Desire: Pittsburgh, Three Rivers

Entwined: Pittsburgh, Westinghouse Tower

“Painting is so spontaneous. Sculpture, on the other hand takes more thought, planning, time, and technology.” - Marina Warren Nash “It was a challenge. I wanted to use steel to defy its nature. It's really only been used in architecture.” - Marina Warren Nash 11 Stanwix Street, formerly known as Westinghouse [...]

By |2019-02-22T22:07:05-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania|Comments Off on Entwined: Pittsburgh, Westinghouse Tower

Discolobus: Pittsburgh, Downtown Walking Tour 2008

Discobolus is the fourth piece in my “Dialogue” series. As the title suggests, the series is about conversation and interaction between two or more beings. It represents the cause and the consequence of an exchange of ideas between our male (animus) and female (anima) counterparts. The cause is the existence of [...]

By |2019-02-23T05:20:26-06:00February 23rd, 2018|Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania|Comments Off on Discolobus: Pittsburgh, Downtown Walking Tour 2008

Discolobus: Pittsburgh, Gateway 1994

Three Rivers Art Festival, 1994 When it comes to art, Sewickley painter-sculptor Marina Warren Nash likes to think big. "Discobulus" is the perfect example. The 34-year-old artist's new sculpture is featured in the Three Rivers Arts Festival today through June 19. The artwork, made of wormy chestnut and steel, shoots 9½-feet [...]

By |2019-02-23T05:35:58-06:00February 19th, 2016|Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania|Comments Off on Discolobus: Pittsburgh, Gateway 1994