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Sculptor:
Surls, James 1943-  Search this
Medium:
Pine and steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by City of New Bedford Department of Public Facilities City Hall New Bedford Massachusetts 02740
Coadministered by New Bedford Historical Commission 133 William Street New Bedford Massachusetts 02740
Coadministered by United States General Services Administration Washington District of Columbia
Located Hastings Keith Federal Building Plaza at Elm & Sixth Streets New Bedford Massachusetts
Date:
1978
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
General Services Administration, 1984, 1988.
Image on file.
"Art in Architecture Program," G.S.A., U.S. General Services Administration, Washington, D.C., 1979.
Surls 78 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:
An abstract depiction of a sea urchin/flower with a wooden tentacles projecting from a orange-painted metal spine. The tentacles are eight inch diameter wooden poles with points on the ends. Four of the tentacles are bolted to the cement pavement.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Flower  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75002804
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_5155