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Sculptor:
Rosenberg, Lilli Ann Killen 1924-  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, glass, metal, concrete, and wood
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Mural
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Boston Office of Cultural Affairs Boston City Hall, Room 716 Boston Massachusetts 02201
Located Charles E. Mackey Middle School 90 Warren Avenue Boston Massachusetts
Date:
June 10, 1976
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Image on file.
(Lower center:) "In Praise of Hands"/Mackey Middle School/Neighborhood Art Center/7th Grade 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:
A wall mural with a collage of individual ceramic pieces grouped in thematic collections around a central tree. The branches of the tree are made of bent metal embedded in a concrete backing. Depicted at the top of the mural is an orange sun, a plane, birds, and butterflies. Depicted at the bottom of the mural are images of people, animals, and ocean creatures. The names of approximately thirty to forty Mackey Middle School students who helped create the mural are inscribed throughout. Some of the ceramics are framed by metal and are brightly colored. The mural is affixed to a wooden substructure that is affixed to a wall.
Topic:
Landscape--Tree  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Sun  Search this
Figure  Search this
Animal  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000166
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_336408