The next day an issue of DSM magazine was published carrying new article on it:
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE NAKED TRIKE ANGEL?
It's a big hit, already racking up some 3k+ shares on Facebook and being featured on radio shows! I feel as though the angel itself has rode over my head on his tricycle of fire.
Here are some collected photos - I'm always looking for more shots of the mall from the 80s/90s with or without the statue:
(above two courtesy of Mark Jacobsen)
above: the only color shot I know of showing the statue in a crowded mall setting! Wish I had it in better quality.
UpDown as he appeared when first installed.
"Merle" being moved to his new home - the one time he actually flew! Courtesy of Jerri Scott
Me and Merle, 2012
The Korean edition of Andrew North Blows Up the World was illustrated - here's how Merle appeared in the imaginations of the Korean illustrators!
And, because you asked, here's the face on the end of the penis: