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Oral history interview with John Kearney, 2009 Mar. 12-13

Interviewee:
Kearney, John, 1924-2014  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15657
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282400
AAA_collcode_kearne09
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282400

John Kearney papers, 1951-2014

Creator:
Kearney, John, 1924-2014  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16233
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370266
AAA_collcode_kearjohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370266

Two Giraffes, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome car bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1978
Topic:
Animal--Giraffe  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580048
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296178

Elephant, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome or steel car bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chicago Park District Preservation Planning Division 425 East McFetridge Drive Chicago Illinois 60605
Located Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens 2200 North Cannon Drive Chicago Illinois 60614
Date:
1982
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296182

The Quorum, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Welded chrome-plated automobile bumpers mounted on steel rods
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Bramalea Properties Urban Properties Group 901 Main Street Dallas Texas 75202
Located Nations Bank Plaza 901 Main Street Dallas Texas
Date:
July 18, 1985
Topic:
Animal--Amphibian--Frog  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500214
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299468

Deer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome-plated auto bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Aon Center 200 East Randolph Street Plaza Chicago Illinois 60680
Date:
1985. Commissioned spring 1985. Installed Dec. 14, 1985
Topic:
Animal--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87720007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299493

Key Deer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Heartsprings 2400 North Jardine Wichita Kansas 67219
Date:
1977
Topic:
Animal--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88410067
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302283

Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Fourth Financial Center Corporation, Bank IV 100 North Broadway Wichita Kansas 67202
Date:
Copyrighted 1975. 1977
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88410068
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302284

Minotaurs, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chromium-plated steel car bumpers on a base of wheel rims
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1984
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Minotaur  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000074
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_310294

Gorilla, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome car bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1983
Topic:
Animal--Ape  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000075
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_310295

Tyrannosaurus Rex, (sculpture)

Title:
Rex, (sculpture)
Dinosaur, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
Commissioned 1988.; Installed 1989
Topic:
Animal--Other--Dinosaur  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000203
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312404

Stegosaurus, (sculpture)

Title:
Stu, (sculpture)
Dinosaur, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
Autumn 1991
Topic:
Animal--Other--Dinosaur  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000204
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312405

Giraffe, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
1992
Topic:
Animal--Giraffe  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000206
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312406

Clydesdale Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
1992
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000207
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312407

Triceratops, (sculpture)

Title:
Dinosaur, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
1991
Topic:
Animal--Other--Dinosaur  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000205
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312542

Silverbolt, (sculpture)

Title:
Detroit Horse Power IV, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Horse: chrome-plated steel car bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
City of Detroit Children's Museum 67 East Kirby Front lawn Detroit Michigan
Date:
1971-1972. Dedicated March 2, 1972
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS MI000088
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_319090

Two Steers, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome-plated automobile bumpers, welded; Foundation: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Sedgwick County Coliseum 1229 East 85th North Wichita Kansas 67147
Located Kansas Coliseum North of Wichita on Highway 35 Wichita Kansas
Date:
1972
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAS KS000208
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_325006

The Tin Man, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chicago Park District Preservation Planning Division 425 East McFetridge Drive Chicago Illinois 60605
Located Oz Park 2021 N. Burling Street Chicago Illinois 60614
Date:
Installed Oct.1995
Topic:
Literature--Character--Tin Man  Search this
Literature--Baum--Wizard of Oz  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500986
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_439434

Best of Breed, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome steel auto bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Wichita State University Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art 1845 North Fairmount 1845 North Fairmount Wichita Kansas 67260
Date:
1975
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75005012
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_9215

Grandfather's Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: stainless steel and chrome car bumpers; Foundation pads: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Wichita State University Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art 1845 North Fairmount Wichita Kansas 67260
Date:
1973
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75005014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_9217

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