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Clarke County Veterans Memorial, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Designer:
Kent, Brian  Search this
Medium:
Gateways: concrete and steel tubing; Plaza: brick and granite; Plaques: marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Bench
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by City of Athens 325 East Washington Street Athens Georgia 30601
Coadministered by Clarke County Government 325 East Washington Street Athens Georgia 30601
Located Veterans Memorial Plaza 325 East Washington Street Athens Georgia
Date:
Copyrighted 1989. Dedicated Nov. 5, 1989
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(Five engraved plaques inlaid on the plaza floor that include dedications to the veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War) 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:
Gateways formed by structural steel tubing support a triangular pediment within a memorial plaza. The plaza has brick pavers and granite borders and includes several planters and tables with seats and benches. Marble dedication plaques are inlaid on the floor of the plaza.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I  Search this
History--United States--World War II  Search this
History--United States--Korean War  Search this
History--United States--Vietnam War  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Pediment  Search this
Control number:
IAS GA000157
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_323886