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Marylyn Dintenfass
Diagonal Frieze (images pending)
Enfield Superior Court, Enfield
porcelain ceramic wall sculpture
main lobby
The issue of scale is important to both the courthouse as well as to Diagonal Frieze. The size of the architectural elements inside the courthouse instill a sense of confidence that justice is larger than humanity and we will be fairly served.  The sculpture, while recalling a classical frieze, is quite exaggerated in its scale suggesting perhaps that it may have come from a monumental structure.  This placement maintains a hitorical aura, yet invites viewing from a more intimate vantage point.