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Chaise Gabion ready for leisurely viewing

Roberge sculpture at Crystal Bridges

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 4:48 a.m.

Chaise Gabion, a stainless steel and stones sculpture created in 2009 by Celeste Roberge, is located on the East Terrace at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. The sculpture, which weighs about 1,300 pounds, is unique because visitors can touch or lounge on it.
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Chaise Gabion, a stainless steel and stones sculpture created in 2009 by Celeste Roberge, is located on the East Terrace at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. The sculpture, which weighs about 1,300 pounds, is unique because visitors can touch or lounge on it.

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s latest outdoor installation — a chaise lounge made of stainless steel and stones — “isn’t that big, but weighs a lot,” said artist Celeste Roberge of her creation titled Chaise Gabion.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 12/13/2012

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