Antipodes - Washington, DC
Posted by: vhasler
N 38° 53.274 W 077° 01.343
18S E 324594 N 4306280
Quick Description: Copper scrolls with punched out English and Greek alphabets extending from a vertical petrified wood log.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 8/3/2010 4:12:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM9D24
Jim Sanborn was born in 1945 in Washington, D.C. This "Antipodes" work is reminiscent of Kryptos encryption sculpture at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
ARTIST(S): Jim Sanborn
MEDIUM: Copper and petrified wood
CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 61570606
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20560
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