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Vote For Your Favorite Poe Statue Submission
Which design do you think should be used for the Poe statue at Charles and Boylston streets?
A projected image of the Bonner/Stayner statue concept.
Bonner and Stayner's proposal, called "'Tis the wind and nothing more," consists of "a small, freestanding triangular glass pavilion in Poe Square, adjacent to the Boston Common. The project is comprised of an almost spectral structure of steel fins above a distorted glass façade that faces onto Charles Street. The corrugations in the glass are both structural and provide shelving for the display of objects. Surrounded with landscaping on the exterior, the interior of the kiosk contains a collection of Edgar Allan Poe related items on exhibition and for sale. In the absence of an historical building related to Poe’s time in Boston, the sculpture is intended to function as a cenotaph meets “gift shop,” as a Wonderkammer, and as an interpretive center or place-maker for a schedule of gatherings, meetings and activities related to the fraught relationship between Poe and his hometown of Boston." Source: http://bit.ly/ArG4ec.
Jennifer Bonner & Christian Stayner
We want to know what you think: Which Edgar Allan Poe-inspired design should be installed in Edgar Allan Poe Square, at the corner of Charles and Boylston streets?
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