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Willie Cole, The Sole Sitter, 2013
Willie Cole’s The Sole Sitter is a scaled-up version of a sculpture Cole assembled from an assortment of high heeled shoes. The shoe arrangement was digitally scanned, enlarged, and cast in bronze. The title of the sculpture is a play on words, using the word for the sole of a shoe while also referencing the word soul. The Sole Sitter is the first outdoor sculpture in the McNay’s Collection by an African American artist.
Artist: Willie Cole, American (b. 1955)
Produced by Alamo City Arts
Music: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: IV. Sarabande
composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Terri Landez
Choreography and Dancer: Michael Landez
Costuming: Michael Landez
Videography: Michael Landez
Video Editing: Michael Landez