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Sculptor:
Fisher, Jan Gordon  Search this
Brown, Bruce  Search this
Founder:
Valley Bronze, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: mixture of coral, rock, and white cement
Culture:
Hawaiian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Hawaii Art in Public Places Program 250 South Hotel Street, 2nd Floor Honolulu Hawaii 96813
Located Kahuku High School 56-490 Kamehameha Highway Courtyard in front of gym off main street entrance to campus Kahuku Hawaii
Date:
1989. Dedicated Jan. 8, 1991
Notes:
State of Hawaii, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, 1996.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Hawaii survey, 1993.
Image on file.
1991 (copyright symbol) Jan G. Fisher Valley Bronze of Oregon (Plaque on front center of base:) State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Art in Public Places/Jan Gordon Fisher/Spirit of Kahuku, 1991/The "Spirit of Kahuku" symbolizes the Nobility, Strength, and/Courage of the staff and students of Kahuku High School and is/dedicated to all of the people of Hawaii./State of Hawaii Department of Accounting and General Services signed Founder's mark appears.
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:
Muscled Hawaiian warrior seated with legs crossed in front while his proper right hand holds a club that rests on his proper left calf. The proper left arm is in a downward position and rests behind the proper left knee. The figure is wearing a loincloth.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Object--Weapon--Club  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Allegory--Place--Hawaii  Search this
Control number:
IAS HI000009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_316659