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(Sandstone Fountain and Ceramic Mural), (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Alquilar, Maria 1928-2014  Search this
Medium:
Fountain: sandstone and concrete; Mural: glazed ceramic
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Mural
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Arizona State University University Public Arts Commission School of Art Tempe Arizona 85282
Located Arizona State University Sonora Center Tempe Arizona
Date:
1990
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Arizona survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Across top of mural:) DOWN FROM THE HOUSES OF MAGIC BLOW THE WINDS/OVER THERE I RAN TREMBLING/FOR BOW AND ARROWS PURSUED ME..... unsigned
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Summary:
Five sandstone slabs adorned with Indian pictographs on sides, set in pool of water lined with sand. Adjacent ceramic mural with incised and raised small pictograph symbols and large central scene of leaping deer wounded by arrow in side, two Indian figures with bows, and jackrabbit/dog with tongue sticking out of mouth. Two mountain peaks and bat in background. Two animal skulls below deer.
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Animal--Deer  Search this
Animal--Bat  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Animal--Other--Skeleton  Search this
Object--Weapon--Bow and Arrow  Search this
Control number:
IAS AZ000044
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_316281