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Light Blades

Artist:

Dennis Carmichael

Location:

Greenway, between Milk St. and India St.  

Location

Greenway, between Milk St. and India St.
United States
42° 21' 33.6168" N, 71° 3' 7.5672" W

Neighborhood:

Downtown

Type:

Sculpture

Year:

2008

Medium:

Steel

Collection:

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

Funders:

Unknown

Description:

Suggestive of the masts of tall ships or the glass surfaces of nearby office buildings, the Light Blades surround a space known as the Greenway’s Great Room, a popular place for people to congregate and relax. In the evenings, the Light Blades become one of the most colorful features of the Greenway’s Wharf District Parks, illuminating the area with various hues.

Adopt-A-Statue:

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