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Sculptor:
Stevens, Shane  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: pine, crystal, and brass; Base: colored concrete
Culture:
Hawaiian  Search this
Tahitian  Search this
Polynesian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Totem pole
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Kona Coffee Emporium Hawaii Belt Road Captain Cook Hawaii 96726
Date:
1988-1992
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Hawaii survey, 1994.
Image on file.
signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Totem pole carved with god heads and god figures representing the religions of the world, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Hawaiian, Maori and Tahitian. Creatures carved on pole include a dolphin, owl, turtle, shark and crab claw. Added elements include a white crystal, three brass "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" monkeys, a shiva god head, pottery with petroglyph and cave drawing figures from world histories.
Topic:
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Religion--Hinduism  Search this
Religion--Christianity  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Figure--Head  Search this
Animal--Monkey  Search this
Animal--Dolphin  Search this
Animal--Bird--Owl  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Turtle  Search this
Animal--Fish--Shark  Search this
Animal--Fish--Crab  Search this
Control number:
IAS HI000041
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_321115