Categories Uncategorized Monument or Model? Post author By YF Post date March 30, 2009 6 Comments on Monument or Model? You be the judge. ← Maybe the Yankees Need a Lying Coach → Not Baseball Season Yet 6 replies on “Monument or Model?” Well, it is kind of hard to make the towers actually look good. All due respect, but they were pretty ugly buildings, representative of the industrial, early 70s look. And I could be completely wrong about that. I don’t know one thing about architecture. “There’s a reason why memorials, from the simple tombstone to the largest public monuments, invariably rely on some form of abstraction (not necessarily of the modernist variety).” I’ve never thought of this, but this is true. There is something about this literal representation that doesn’t allow for reflection. I’ll burn in hell for this, but I can’t be the only person thinking of Spinal Tap when looking at this piece. …in danger of being crushed, by a dwarf. I don’t know about this. Should have gone with Boym. That would have gone over well. http://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/130129 Comments are closed.