Figure Holding The Sun 1988, Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001), An Italian-born American Artist, San Jose Museum Of Art, San Jose, California

In Front
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The statue, "Figure Holding The Sun," stood in front of the San Jose Museum Of Art.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:31:38 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6516
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The Sign
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A sign was embedded into the concrete of the stand, upon which stood the statue. The sign read, "Italo Scanga, Figure Holding The Sun 1988."


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:32:30 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6517
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The Statue
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The statue stood with arms upraised, holding an abstract sun.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:32:38 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6518
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Old Wing
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The statue stood in front of the old wing of the Museum. The old wing was directly attached to the modern new wing.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:00 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6519
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The Feet
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The feet of the figure were abstract in design and color.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:12 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6520
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The Legs
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The legs of the figure nicely framed a view of the entrance to the museum behind.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:20 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6521
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The Head
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The head of the figure was the shape of a drum on end.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:27 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6522
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The Sun
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The sun was yellow with a design on front. The design resembled a droodle of old.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:30 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6523
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The Back Of The Sun
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The back of the sun had a different droodle drawn on it.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:39 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6524
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Back
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The upper back of the figure revealed dramatically exaggerated muscles.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:43 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_6525
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Astride
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The view from behind the statue, showed its legs astride the sidewalk with traffic beyond.


Figure Holding The Sun 1988   •  Artist: Italo Scanga (1932-2001) external link   •  An Italian-born American Artist   •  San Jose Museum Of Art external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:33:46 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6526
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