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Sun Glitter

Location: Costa Mesa
Sun Glitter


Sun Glitter

Carl Milles, 1932

The Costa Mesa Theater and Arts District is blessed with two bronzes by Sweden’s most celebrated sculptor, Carl Milles. Both are located in ponds that merge the force of water with buoyant figures and animals.

In Sun Glitter, a mermaid, hair flying, rides a dolphin through the spray while smaller fish circle around them.

Born in 1875 in Stockholm, Milles studied in Paris and worked with sculptor Auguste Rodin who deeply influenced his work. In his homeland, he is

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Medium type: Bronze

Date created: 1932

Dimensions: 8' x 6'


650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626



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