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Salvatore Grisafe Memorial, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Bowen, Jac T. 1917-1980  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: stainless steel; Pedestals: concrete with exposed aggregate; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Kansas City, Missouri Planning Services Division 4600 East 63rd Street Kansas City Missouri 64130
Located Paseo median at 16th Street Kansas City Missouri 64106
Date:
Dedicated April 21, 1968
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Missouri, Kansas City survey, 1993.
Board of Parks & Recreation Commissioners, Kansas City, MO, "Historic & Dedicatory Monuments of Kansas City," 1987, pg. 23.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Image on file.
Board of Parks & Recreation Commissioners, Kansas City, MO, "Historic & Dedicatory Monuments of Kansas City," 1987, pg. 23.
(On plaque on medium-sized pedestal:) GRISAFE/MEMORIAL PLAZA/APRIL, 1968/DEDICATED TO THOSE CITIZENS WHO BELIEVE/IN THE PRINCIPLES OF LAW, ORDER, AND GOOD/CITIZENSHIP AS BEST EXEMPLIFIED BY/SALVATORE GRISAFE/PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF KANSAS CITY/BY THE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE/SCULPTURED BY/JAC T. BOWEN signed
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Summary:
Abstract stainless steel sculpture of a stylized figure with arms raised upward, symbolizing youth striving for greater goals. The sculpture is on a pedestal of exposed aggregate. Nearby is a slightly smaller pedestal which bears a plaque with an inscription. An even smaller pedestal stands nearby, without adornment. All three pedestals rest on one short, wide, circular, concrete base.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Allegory--Life--Youth  Search this
Homage--Grisafe, Salvatore  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76000881
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_1515