Truth Is Beauty 2018, by Marco Cochrane, An American Artist

Against Construction
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A gigantic statue of a nude woman stood between new construction and the San Leadro BART station.


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:02:33 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3219
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Truth Is Beauty.
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A plaque described the sculpture. In part it read,

Truth Is Beauty
55' x 15' x 15'
Steel Interior Structure, Stainless Steel Mesh, LEDs
Lighting Design Ka ping Yee
Designed and Built without Aid of Computers


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:03:47 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3220
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Ring Around It
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A concrete ring surrounded the sculpture. It read in part, "What Would The World Be Like If . . ."


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:04:17 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3223
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If Women Were
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A concrete ring surrounded the sculpture. If further read in part, "If Women Were . . ."


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:04:22 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3224
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Were Safe
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A concrete ring surrounded the sculpture. With the addition of, "Were Safe." The complete phrase became, "What Would The World Be Like If Women Were Safe?"

This phrase was repeated around the circle in several languages.


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:04:26 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3225
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Feet On Grass
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The sculpture's feet rested on grass.


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:04:42 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3226
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Interior Structure
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The interior steel structure could be seen through the stainless steel mesh.


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:06:15 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3233
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Tall
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The sculpture was 55 feet (16.7 meters) tall, so that the photographer had to stand well back to fill the frame.


Truth Is Beauty 2018   •  by Marco Cochrane external link external link   •  San Leandro Tech Campus external link   •  San Leandro, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 15:07:17 Friday 25 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 10 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_3236
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