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Sculptor:
Granlund, Paul Theodore 1925-2003  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Abbott Northwestern Hospital South 10th Street at 27th Avenue, near entrance to Sister Kenny Institute Minneapolis Minnesota
Date:
1985. Installed May 7, 1985. Dedicated June 27, 1985
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Freiert, William K., "Paul T. Granlund: spirit of bronze, shape of freedom," Minneapolis, MN: Primarius Ltd. Pub., 1991, pg. 45.
unsigned
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:
Abstract fountain sculpture comprised of triangle shapes contains three imploded fetal figures. A child attempts to climb a portion of the base towards two adults. They appear to be floating above the base. The adults are placed above a retaining pool.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Allegory--Life--Creation  Search this
Allegory--Element--Water  Search this
Homage--Walker, Harriet  Search this
Homage--Abbott, Amos  Search this
Homage--Kenny, Elizabeth  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Medicine  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000244
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_322195