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Salmon Cycle Marker, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
MacKintosh, Ken
Pitt, Lillian
Medium:
Wood, bronze, and stainless steel
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Portland State University Native American Student Center, SW Broadway & Jackson Portland Oregon
Date:
2005
Notes:
Portland Regional Arts & Culture Council, "Portland Cultural Tours: Public Art Walking Tour," 2005, (brochure).
Summary:
A tall pole constructed from three trees killed by the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1980-1981, depicts the journey of salmon in the Columbia Gorge from their birth to their arrival in the sea where they spawn. At the bottom of the pole there are images of salmon eggs created by Lillian Pitt and Ken MacKintosh; in the middle there is an image of "She Who Watches" by Lillian Pitt; and at the top there is an image of two salmon mating by Ken MacKintosh and an abstract image of a salmon looking up toward the sky.
Topic:
Abstract
Animal--Fish--Salmon
Control number:
IAS 88960010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_368922

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