In 2006 Paolo Soleri worked on a series of skyscraper designs employing his “styrofoam carving” techniques used in his cast metal sculptures for many years. Soleri went further by wrapping his carved objects with net stockings to give skyscrapers structural and architectural layers.
[Photo and text by TT]
Soleri called the series “Can-Can,” referring to a French high-energy dance that features women’s legs flying in the air. It is an interesting take on skyscrapers often alluded to some characteristics in opposite gender.[Collages by Cara Pirrello and text by TT]