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Perpetuity, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
von Svoboda, Alexander
Founder:
Unknown (Italy)
Medium:
Sculpture: redwood and bronze; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
World Forestry Center 4033 S.W. Canyon Road In front of Merlo Hall Portland Oregon
Date:
1970
Topic:
Abstract
Allegory--Time--Eternity
Landscape--Tree
Control number:
IAS OR000064
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Oregon survey, 1993
Summary:
A bronze "seedling" inside a hollowed-out section of a redwood log symbolizes "growth". Radiating from the central casting are a number of bronze shafts that pierce the log and extend for several feet to give a "sunburst" effect
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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