Stanford University News
Moving monumental Miwok sculpture to new home demands skill of puzzle master
By Robin Wander
"With its broad shoulders and totemic form, it has resonance with Native American imagery," says Stanford curator Hilarie Faberman of the sculpture Miwok, which was recently moved to the Dean's Lawn.
Moving art can get complicated very quickly. Frames aren't always stable, wires fray, pastels and old paint don't like movement. Sculptural elements become loose or detached, doorways and halls that were adequately high and wide when moving a piece in are inexplicably smaller when moving out...
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