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Sculptor:
Kelly, Lee 1932-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: stainless steel; Base: concrete
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Portland Metropolitan Arts Commission 1120 S.W. 5th Avenue, Suite 1023 Portland Oregon 97204
Located Tom McCall Waterfront Park North end of park, south of Steel Bridge Portland Oregon
Date:
Commissioned 1990. 1990. Dedicated July 1990
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Oregon survey, 1993.
Portland Regional Arts & Culture Council, "Portland Cultural Tours: Public Art Walking Tour," 2005, (brochure).
Image on file.
(Signature appears on the back of the north tower.) (On plaque on base:) Friendship Circle/Common goals and communication through art/have brought together people of Sapporo and Portland/in celebration of 30 years of sister cityhood support/generously contributed to this art project/administered by Metropolitan Arts Commission/July 1990 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:
Two tower sculptures stand in a circular base in which shrubbery is planted. The towers consists of abstract geometrical elements., with allusions to Buddhist temple architecture. Originally, sounds like Japanese temple musical instruments, emanated from the tower.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture--Religious  Search this
Control number:
IAS OR000108
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_321217