Gallery: Jeppe Hein’s Quirky ‘Social Benches’ are Interactive Sculpture...

 
The Danish artist then took the form of a typical bench and adapted it in different ways with raised platforms or diagonal sections, making them less a comfortable place to rest than an active concept in the urban environment.

Jeppe Hein has re-imagined the average public bench by creating a series of modified benches that open up discussion about social behavior in urban spaces. The Danish artist took the form of a typical bench and adapted it in different ways, using raised platforms or diagonal sections to alter the staid seat’s function.

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