Truth Is Beauty 2018
by Marco Cochrane
An American Artist

A sculpture that was originally at Burning Man and now resides at San Leandro Tech Campus.
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Against Construction
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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
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A gigantic statue of a nude woman stood between new construction and the San Leadro BART station.


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Truth Is Beauty.
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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


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


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Ring Around It
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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
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#C18_3223


A concrete ring surrounded the sculpture. It read in part, "What Would The World Be Like If . . ."


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If Women Were
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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


A concrete ring surrounded the sculpture. If further read in part, "If Women Were . . ."


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Were Safe
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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


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.


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Feet On Grass
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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


The sculpture's feet rested on grass.


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Interior Structure
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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


The interior steel structure could be seen through the stainless steel mesh.


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Tall
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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


The sculpture was 55 feet (16.7 meters) tall, so that the photographer had to stand well back to fill the frame.


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