Gemeente De Panne

Straightforward square EN

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Title               Straightforward square
Design           Gaspar Cornette (°1943, Hooglede)
Material          Corten steel
Installation      2000
Location          Square in front of the library

"The 'Straightforward square' refers to geometry, and is based on a square which represents mathematical perfection. The upper component suggests a circle, a metaphor for softness, security and emotion. The interaction between the square which is clearly rational, and the circle which represents the emotional element, creates a juxtaposition that is of a transcendental nature." Explains Gaspar Cornette.