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Compass Rose - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957
N 35° 27.566 W 097° 30.043
14S E 636047 N 3925026
Quick Description: Participatory kaleidoscopic vistas reflect the surrounding environment and viewers in an urban pastiche. Compass Rose tells discontinuous time and points to the non-linear nature of events. (Well, that's what the creator says.)
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 2/13/2019 10:58:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM102Q1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
Leadership Oklahoma City, Inc. made a gift of Compass Rose, a sculpture by noted artist Owen Morrel, to the City of Oklahoma City in October 2013. The 25 foot spherical sculpture, funded in large part by a grant from the Inasmuch Foundation, serves as the primary art piece for the Oklahoma City Boathouse District. Its design reflects its nautical surrounding both in theme and in its mirrored surfaces of polished stainless steel.
Originally slated for Bicentennial Park, the location was changed to the Boathouse District, in keeping with the nautical theme of the sculpture.
Cost of the sculpture was $400,000. Installation was on or arounf Sep 6, 2013. Dedication ceremony was Oct 4, 2013.
Title: Compass Rose

Artist: Owen Morrel

Media (materials) used: Stainless Steel, Mirror, Aluminum and Concrete

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Riversport Adventures OKC parking

Date of creation or placement: installation Sep 6, 2013; dedication Oct 4, 2013

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