Movement, the fourth dimension--or, more precisely, the illusion of it--runs through this collection, from the dynamic swirling skirts of Picasso's dancers and the walking figures
to the pencil-drawn automobiles, trains and cafes of Balia, Roberto Baldessari and Rafael Barradas.
Julian Opie exploded on to the British art scene in the 1980s; his easily recognisable style characterised by minimalist line portraits and animated walking figures
These ambiguous forms are, in my opinion, walking figures
Later the walking figures
appear in elevation in a cross section of the building and its atrium.
Either way it's always entertaining and worth a pause (especially the two LED sculptures of walking figures
atop the Tweed Courthouse steps).
The architect of Chase Manhattan's headquarters downtown, Gordon Bunshaft, had envisioned three colossal walking figures
, high enough to stand up to the looming office buildings with which the space was surrounded.
After The Reflecting Pool, visitors walk through installations including Heaven and Earth (1992), in which footage of a dying woman is reflected in the face of a newborn baby, and The Veiling (1995), a double projection of walking figures
on hanging layers of translucent scrim, which, on my visit, was temporarily installed in the studio (Fig.
The main gallery featured "Motion & Rest," a 2002 series of six wall-mounted works displaying looped footage of the shadowy forms of androgynous walking figures