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An artist sizes up American culture

Dave Cole's projects celebrate andwrestle with icons of national identity

By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / September 14, 2006

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Dave Cole thinks big, then he starts tiny and works his way up. The sculptor and conceptual artist, whose last large-scale project involved knitting a giant American flag by manipulating utility poles with John Deere excavators, now plans to create ``The Truck Mobile." That's ``mobile" in the Alexander Calder sense. He's looking for two football fields of acreage, and he'll ... (Full article: 778 words)

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