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Andante | Public Sculptures by Heidi Lippman
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Andante - Public Sculptures

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Heidi Lippman was asked to create a permanent artwork for the new Doyle Carlton section of Tampa's Riverwalk. The impressive urban complexity of the bridge-structure, with its massive support columns spans over a length of two-hundred feet and is contrasted by the vulnerability of the quiet flow of the Hillsborough River. Listening to music as Lippman worked on the design and thinking about the people who would enjoy the site, the artist chose the title Andante, an Italian musical notation for a walking tempo or walking music. Lippman utilizes the ancient medium of fused glass pigment with its interplay of opacity and transparency. The design incorporates linear elements that resonate throughout the 14 bays.

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Heidi Lippman
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Since prehistoric times humankind has sought visual symbols to communicate their ideals. Whether hunting skills, patterns, appreciation of the human form, or recognition of their leaders, these are still evident and incorporated as public art within our contemporary lifestyle.

Heidi Lippman is trained as a painter, sculptor and craftswoman and the scope of working in the public realm focus’ her skills. Lippman's monumental projects utilize mosaic, terrazzo, rooftop installations and enhanced glass walls. The intent is to bridge a gap between architecture, art and the public through a stunning, expressive symbolism directly culled from each sites unique topology. Architectural cues drive the choice of media, realized in the highest caliber craftsmanship with up to date technology. Lippman's approach stresses the notion that “The challenges inherent in a collaborative process are the forces by which the promise of unique, timeless and exciting work is forged.”