ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Up and Down
Artwork: Sculpture

Artist
Graham Caldwell
Collection
Arlington Public Art
Dates
  • Installed, 2006
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Description
Up and Down consists of a coliseum-like building that buttresses a leaning tower. This tower commemorates all of Arlington’s razed buildings and was inspired by Arlington’s original courthouse which was demolished in 1977. Caldwell also looked to Washington, DC’s historic façades that are sometimes salvaged and propped up like vulnerable skins in front of new construction.

Caldwell usually works in glass, but created Up and Down out of concrete because of its association with urban co...
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Location
2200 North Westmoreland Street
Arlington, VA 22213
United States

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