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Hudson, Jon Barlow 1945-  Search this
Sculpture: mirror stainless steel; Base: dark granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by Case Western Reserve University 10900 Euclid Avenue Cleveland Ohio 44106
Located Case Western Reserve University 10900 Euclid Avenue Between Baker Building & Amasa Stone Chapel Cleveland Ohio 44106
Installed 1982
Hudson, Jon Barlow, 1993.
Murry, Stacie A., "A Guide to the John & Mildred Putnam Collection," Cleveland, Ohio: Case Western Reserve University, [1983].
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Ohio, Cleveland survey, 1992.
Jon Barlow Hudson (Base, top:) The John and Mildred Putnam Collection/Morning Star/1982/By/John Barlow Hudson/To Commemorate/One Hundred Years of Western Reserve College/In the University Circle 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.
Interpretation of a star composed of diamond, triangular, and trapezoidal shapes of stainless steel that reflect the area around the sculpture. In the diamond and rectangular shapes there are openings that go through the sculpture making it difficult to distinguish what images are real and what are reflected. The sculpture rests on a cylindrical granite base that is polished on the top, but is rough on the sides. The sculpture is lit with spot lights so that it can be viewed at night.
Abstract  Search this
Allegory--Place--Extraterrestrial  Search this
Allegory--Time--Morning  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66510003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums