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Running Horse

Artist:
Christina Nick
Year: 2011
Type: 
  • Sculpture
Medium(s): 
  • Drum
  • Metal
  • Paint
Status: In Place

Description

“Running Horse” is a kinetic sculpture that was created in 2011 and which won second place prize at the Castlegar Sculpture Walk. It has a drum in its belly that can be turned, and an image of a horse running is drawn on the inside, mimicking the first films ever made. When the drum moves, so does the image of the running horse.

Christina Nick works in a variety of media and often travels to different countries to create sculptures and draw in her travel sketchbook. Christina’s work is inspired by her travels and her work is known to create a sense of place for the viewer and reference issues from specific countries, which she portrays by using native animals. The representational subject of her sculptures are easily recognized and therefore approachable.

Location

Address:
41950, Government Road, Squamish, British Columbia, V0N 1H0, Canada.

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