This piece is placed at the entrance to John Bright Street, providing a focal point for the pedestrian walkway. The figure with massive legs and relatively small head is framed by toppling columns, like Samson grasping the pillars in the Philistine temple,(1) in celebration of his 'true God' over theirs. The sculpture may also refer to the struggle of the worker, as the artist was noted for his previous populist pieces. It also demonstrates how Grandjean 'allows human form to evolve and melt with other organisms and with other solid matter,(2) so that the individual is not seen as distinct from his or her setting.
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