George Segal | Street Scenes

Bus Passengers, 1997
Plaster, metal, plastic. Courtesy The George and Helen Segal Foundation, New Jersey and Carroll Janis, New York.

In Bus Passengers, six figures, three women and three men, are jammed into a city bus. Even though they are probably strangers, they share the same physical space and are bound together by their collective journey. Although still and silent, the sculpture may remind us of the lurching movement of the bus and the sounds of city traffic.

Header Image: George Segal, American, 1924-2000. The Diner, 1964–1966. Plaster, wood, chrome, laminated plastic, Masonite, fluorescent lamp, glass, paper. Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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