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Effigy Tumuli Sculpture: Snake, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Heizer, Michael 1944-  Search this
Landscape architect:
Linton, Donald R.  Search this
Medium:
Soil and grass
Type:
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Illinois Office of Public Information 524 South Second Street Springfield Illinois 62701
Located Buffalo Rock State Park RR 1, Box 39 Dee Bennett Road,2 miles West of Ottawa off IL Route 6 Ottawa Illinois 61350
Date:
Oct. 1984-Oct. 1985. Dedicated Oct. 29, 1985
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Illinois survey, 1992.
Des Moines Sunday Register, June 30, 1985.
Heritage Preservation SOS! survey of NEA Art in Public Places funded sculpture, 2002.
Summary:
The snake behind at the southwestern edge of the 298 acre area and then zig-zags toward the east. The head is on the southeastern edge of the area. The body of the snake is made up of six linear mounds of earth. The head is an abstract geometric form.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000220
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312420