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Sculptor:
Puryear, Martin 1941-  Search this
Medium:
Earthwork with asphalt path
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Governors State University Foundation University Park Illinois 60466
Located Governors State University Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park University Park Illinois 60466
Date:
1982
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Illinois survey, 1992.
Bach, Ira J. and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.
Image on file.
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:
An asphalt path forms a semicircle with a radius of about 190 feet that crosses a small section of the pond in front of the main university building. A throne cast in bronze marks the center of the plot and sculpted markers delineate the ends of the path while a number of individual sculptures are placed within the semicircle.
Topic:
Object--Weapon--Bow and Arrow  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580133
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296263