Astride-Aside - "Paradox Lost" - South Pasadena, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 34° 06.927 W 118° 09.440
11S E 393264 N 3775561
Quick Description: Astride-Aside is a stunning 9 1/2 foot, 1600-pound latticed bronze statue by Michael Stutz was dedicated on February 22, 2003.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2014 11:46:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMM08P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
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Astride-Aside is a metal-band sculpture located at the Mission Street Gold Line Plaza. It is a larger than life “walking man” in a rapid stride, as if rushing to catch a train. He strides across three supporting concrete blocks.

Zippy referred to the man as "Mr. Western Civilization Man" because he seemed to be in such a hurry, focused on plans, timetables, schedules, agendas, spreadsheets, and flowcharts.

Astride-Aside, Right Side Astride-Aside, From the Right Astride-Aside, Close-up

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The sculpture can also be seen in Google Street View.

Date the strip ran: 2/6/2006

Strip Name: Paradox Lost

Location of item featured in the strip: Mission Street Gold Line Plaza, South Pasadena, California

Link to the Strip: [Web Link]

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