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Sculptor:
Emery, Lin 1928-2021  Search this
Assistant:
Walker, Ed  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: aluminum; Foundation: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Kinetic
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Lawrence Public Works 6th & Massachusetts Streets Lawrence Kansas 66044
Located City Hall 6th & Massachusetts Streets Lawrence Kansas 66044
Date:
Commissioned 1980. Dedicated July 30, 1982
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Kansas survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Lawrence Journal World (Lawrence, KS), Sept. 16 1982, pg. 1.
Lin Emery (On foundation:) The Flame; July 30, 1982; Lin Emery; From the people of Lawrence signed
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Summary:
Abstract kinetic sculpture representing flames to symbolize the rebirth, optimism, and vibrance of Lawrence following the Quantrill Raid of 1863 which burned the city. Sculpture has four moveable parts which are wind driven.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Allegory--Element--Fire  Search this
History--United States--Kansas  Search this
Disaster--Fire  Search this
Literature--Hughes  Search this
Control number:
IAS KS000085
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_321449