Metal Face Sculpture

Silver Metal Face Sculpture With Black Metal Rim Glasses

Silver Metal Face Sculpture With Black Metal Rim Glasses

This 6 foot high metal face sculpture is attached to the brick on the second floor of the building located at 1615 17th Street NW, Washington, DC. The sculpture includes silver metal lips, part of a chin, the nose, cheeks, eyes and eyebrows. There are also black metal glasses frames and gray lenses made of plastic or glass. At the top and taking the same shape as the tops of the eyebrows is a line of neon lights.

Metal Face Sculpture - Second Floor, 1615 17th Street NW

Metal Face Sculpture - Second Floor, 1615 17th Street NW

The building is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Corcoran and 17th Streets NW. The sculpture is on the side of the building facing Corcoran Street.

Located on the second floor of 1615 17th Street NW is Dupont Optical. And in the windows of Dupont Optical’s offices are two quite interesting sculptures. In the window closer to Corcoran Street is a white hand holding an eyeball with a hazel or brown iris. In the next window is a black hand holding an eyeball with a green iris with a touch of yellow toward the pupil.

Disembodied Hand Supporting an Eyeball with a Brown or Hazel Iris

Disembodied Hand Supporting an Eyeball with a Brown or Hazel Iris

Disembodied Hand Supporting an Eyeball with a Green and Yellow Iris

Disembodied Hand Supporting an Eyeball with a Green and Yellow Iris

Also located on the first floor of the building is Prego Again. According to the signs in the windows, Prego Again is a gourmet deli with beer and wine available.

The Metal Face Sculpture is locate on the Corcoran Street side of 1615 17th Street NW, Washington, DC. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the Metal Face Sculpture.

Closest Metro Station: Dupont Circle is the Metro Station nearest to this sculpture.

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