From the same studio that brought the giant, inflatable bunnies to Charlotte in 2019 and 2021, Parer Studio has got a brand new public art piece coming to Charlotte this fall. The art piece in all its giant glory will be fully displayed at the Charlotte International Arts Festival from September 16th through October 2nd.
Man was inspired by Auguste Rodin’s 1880 famous bronze statue, The Thinker. Artist Amanda Parer made Man is in contrast with Rodin’s original work in that the contemporary version is a bit softer and bloated, representing a tendency towards overindulgence of today’s world. What makes Man so profound is its blank slate, giving the viewer the opportunity to imagine what the artwork could be pondering, a reflection of the viewer’s inner thoughts.
The statue’s location will be somewhere in Uptown, and we’re excited to see it at the festival. Man will be in good company, among light installations and beautiful, colorful works of art in all mediums publicly displayed for a magical, wondrous two weeks.
For more information on the studio behind the amazing art piece, Man, check their website..