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Cliff Garten
Sculptures by Cliff Garten seen at Moffett Place 1, Sunnyvale - Illuvium
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Cliff Garten is an internationally recognized sculptor and the founder of Cliff Garten Studio who designed the large fountain sculpture at Moffett Place 1. This elegant bronze fountain has a Z in the middle of the circular ripple pattern, resting on a granite pedestal of the same Z shape. This piece servers as the focal point of the entry of the campus building.

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Cliff Garten

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Garten locates the latent potential in every public place.

Cliff Garten is an internationally recognized sculptor and founder of Cliff Garten Studio in Venice, California.

By connecting people to places and infrastructure through sculptural material, social history and ecology, Garten’s work locate the latent potential in every public place and situation to become more than the specific functions it appears to perform. Sculpture and landscape, function and form, like public and private experiences are never distinct, but exchange places throughout the day. Sculpture defines our interaction and movement by creating energy between things, generating interest in public activity, reframing our private lives and creating a sense of place within public and private realms.

Garten received a Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Master of Landscape Architecture with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.


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