The sculpture "The Feet And The Wave" in Newport has always evoked a whimsical chuckle from me. There is no guilt in the humor. In fact, someone said something to me recently that makes me think that it was a compliment. I wrote a similar blog and a respondent said that it was humorous, "amusing". I thanked the person because that was the purpose, to be amusing.
There is also a serious side to the playfulness of this sculpture. While not an art critic by any means, I can sense the transition of going from air to water. It is always a shock and an awakening wrapped in fun.
Passing this statue as season change seems fitting. The socks that often adorn the feet in winter can come off as we dive into the spring season.
Diving In (see the larger photo by selecting the title link)
Diving In The feet of "The Feet and The Wave", a quirky and wonderful sculpture sculptor Katharine "Kay" Worden (1925-2015) in Newport, Rhode Island.
The feet of "The Feet And The Wave", a quirky and wonderful sculpture sculptor Katharine "Kay" Worden (1925-2015) in Newport, Rhode Island.
Note: I previously touched on this topic in October 2020 as seen here: The Feet And The Wave
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