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Tag: "Alice Harmon"

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A Mother’s Love Aims to Return a Sculpture to its Pedestal

A Mother’s Love Aims to Return a Sculpture to its Pedestal

Sculptor Steven Harmon’s abstract “Cathexis” of intertwining metallic scrolls once enjoyed great popularity, recalled the late artist’s mother, Irvine’s Alice Harmon. Children in Riddle Field liked to climb it. Some likened it to a Christmas ornament, becoming a favorite backdrop for holiday photographs. Over time, the elements took their toll. The gift by the emerging […]

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Rusting Sculpture Removed

Rusting Sculpture Removed

Jurors selected to oversee city exhibit After careful deliberation over whether to save “Cathexis,” a metal sculpture by Steven Harmon located at Laguna Beach’s well-used Riddle Field, the Arts Commission voted unanimously to dispose of the piece due to safety considerations. Resembling intertwined scrolls, the sculpture had been a magnet for kids to climb and […]