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Again and Again 2000
Private collection

again and again automaton sculpture.

This sculpture was commissioned by a judge for his Alice in Wonderland themed garden. When a handle in the base is turned Father William pivots to stand on his head again and again.

patinated copper, zinc & steel rod

From the poem:

"You are old, father William," the young man said,
"And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your head -
Do you think, at your age, it is right?"

"In my youth,"father William replied to his son,
"I feared it would injure the brain;
But now that I'm perfectly sure I have none,
Why, I do it again and again."

Lewis Carroll

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