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"Node" 2023, A Sculpture, Artist: Roxy Paine, Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station, San Francisco, California

The Sign
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The sign that described this sculpture was posted on the wall of the subway entrance. It read in part:

SFAC San Francisco Arts commission
Roxy Paine
American b. 1966
Node
© Conceived 2023, Installed 2023
Stainless Steel


"Node" external link 2023 external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Roxy Paine external link   •  Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:24:02 Monday 4 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Monday 25 March 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_1482
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Attached
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The "Node" sculpture was anchored firmly to the sidewalk just outside the subway entrance.


"Node" external link 2023 external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Roxy Paine external link   •  Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:24:06 Monday 4 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Monday 25 March 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_1483
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Rose High
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This "Node" sculpture depicted pipes found underground but inverted to rise high over the sidewalk.


"Node" external link 2023 external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Roxy Paine external link   •  Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:24:11 Monday 4 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Monday 25 March 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_1494
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Sun Lit Node
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A bright sunlight that day illuminated the "Node" sculpture.


"Node" external link 2023 external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Roxy Paine external link   •  Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:24:58 Monday 4 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Monday 25 March 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_1486
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In Contrast
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Here the "Node" sculpture is shown in contrast with the surrounding buildings.


"Node" external link 2023 external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Roxy Paine external link   •  Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:19 Monday 4 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Monday 25 March 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_1488
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People Walked
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People walked past and gave scale to this tall "Node" sculpture.


"Node" external link 2023 external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Roxy Paine external link   •  Outside Yerba Buena/Moscone Station external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:25:20 Monday 4 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Monday 25 March 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_1489
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