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The Awakening - National Harbor, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 38° 47.113 W 077° 01.030
18S E 324795 N 4294874
Quick Description: Huge 70-foot rendition of an awakening giant, located on the shoreline at National Harbor, MD.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2019 2:43:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM10Y67
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
This large sculpture consists of 5 separate cast aluminum pieces that depict a giant struggling to emerge from the ground after being buried during a prolonged slumber.

Completed in 1980 by famed artist J. Seward Johnson Jr. the piece was originally located at Hains Point in Washington, D.C. In 2007 the piece was purchased by the developers of National Harbor and moved here. installation was completed in 2008.

The piece was added to the Smithsonian Collection in 1985.
TITLE: The Awakening

ARTIST(S): J. Seward Johnson Jr.

DATE: 1980

MEDIUM: Cast Aluminum

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 56940003

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
National Harbor Marina Easiest access is from National Plaza.


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
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