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Sculptor:
Oehler, Kevin 1953-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: painted steel; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by City and County of Denver Mayor's Office of Art, Culture & Film 303 West Colfax, Suite 615 Denver Colorado 80202
Coadministered by City and County of Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs Suite 1600, 1st Western Plaza, 303 West Colfax Avenue Denver Colorado 80204
Located Union Station 14th & Wazee Denver Colorado 80204
Date:
1990
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Colorado, Denver survey, 1993.
City and County of Denver, 1987.
City and County of Denver, Mayor's Office of Art, Culture and Film, 1996.
Image on file.
(Plaque on base reads:) UNION SPIRE 1990/BY KEVIN OEHLER/COLLECTION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DEVER/FEDERICO PENA, MAYOR 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:
A tall abstract sculpture comprised of two spires set atop each other. The bottom 13 foot spire is composed of 12 1/2 eight-sided blocks, painted with yellow and black diagonal stripes. The top 9 foot spire is composed of metal, painted red, that looks like an extended Slinky. This is encased by 1 inch wide pieces of thin metal in the shape of X's and squares, forming 8 blocks up the spire. There is a white-domed light on top of the spires.
Topic:
Architecture--Detail--Column  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66240003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299395