Friday, August 27, 2010

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park - II [South Trail]

Continued from the above post on Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park..
There are 26 large-scale sculptures on display. These are subdivided into North Trail and South Trail..
The above post was on the sculptures in North tail..
This post ison sculptures in the South Trail..

Art Ark [1981, refabricated 2006]..
Artist: Terrence Karpowicz (American, b. 1948)
Materials: weathered wood, steel and brass fittings
Gift of Morris Lipschultz ..
The marker reads..
Art Ark evolved from two threads of interest: during a stay at the Ox-Bow artists’ colony in Saugatuck, Michigan, Karpowicz produced works he called “Vehicles for Transportation to the Afterlife.” Somewhat coincidentally, he visited Egypt shortly thereafter and became fascinated by the ancient Egyptian preparation of the dead. His interest in the interactive possibilities of sculpture came together with these experiences.
He thought, “How wonderful it might be to create an object which a person could enter and actually move.” Art Ark is designed so that a person might sit on the lowest bar of the lattice at the open end and gently rock the structure back and forth...

Throne (for Martin Luther King, Jr.) [1995]..
Artist: Ted Sitting Crow Garner (American, b. 1957)
Materials: wood, painted steel tubing
Loan courtesy of the artist..

Large Planar Hybrid [1973-74]..
Artist: Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935)
Materials: welded cor-ten steel
Purchased by the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, GSU Foundation Collection of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park..

Working on the Failed Utopia [2005]
Artist: Christine Tarkowski (American, b. 1967)
Materials: screen print on rice paper and laminated fiberglass attached to steel geodesic dome ..
Commissioned by the Art in Architecture Program, State of Illinois Capital Development Board ..

Arc 3 [1983]..
Artist: Mike Baur (American, b. 1951)
Materials: limestone, concrete, steel
Long-term loan, courtesy of the artist..

Passage [1998]..
Artist: James Brenner (American, b. 1960)
Materials: welded mild steel..
Gift od Cozzi Metal and Iron..

Mock II, V-Form, 1976..
Artist: John Payne (American, 1929-2004)
Materials: painted steel
Loan courtesy of the artist..

There are 26 large-scale sculptures on display. These are subdivided into North Trail and South Trail..This post was of sculptures in the North Trail..
Check these out..
# Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park - North trail..
# Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park - South Trail..
# Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park - My Facebook Album ..

Of the total 26 sculptures, I could see 23, I missed 3..
North Trail
[1] Clement Meadmore - It was removed for whatever purpose?
South Trail
[2] Mary Miss - Field Rotation
[3] Etienne Martin - Lanleff - Demeure No. 4

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