Market Street/High Street
symbolizes the conflict between religious fundamentalism and globalization.
Both human made circumstances, when forced into confrontation, threaten
world stability. The stone feature could be an ancient calendar
or an ancient map of the world viewed from above one of the poles.
Its fragmentary nature implies the passage of time and mysterious
function. Could it have been an architectural element, or used in
religious ceremonies, or a stone wheel or a mill stone? We cannot
know because it has been robbed of its original context and given
a new, very discordant package of steel. Like the fragmentary sculptural
edifice of the Parthenon called the Elgin Marbles, named after Lord
Elgin, whose workmen very arbitrarily removed them in 1804, crated
them and shipped them from Greece to England, "New World"
may one day find its way into a public museum, an object of great
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