Nikigator - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 32° 43.860 W 117° 09.032
11S E 485895 N 3621476
Quick Description: This mosaic sculpture is located in San Diego's Balboa Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/2/2011 8:32:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMANB1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 9

Long Description:
Located near the entrance to the Mingei Museum in San Diego's Balboa Park, this whimsical sculpture attracts many climbing chuildren. it depicts an alligator-like creature made of tile and glass and other odds and ends. It is set on a soft cushioned surface..so, climbing children won't hurt themselves if they fall.
To read more about the artist Niki de Saint Phalle see (visit link)

Another of her sculptures is very close by.
Name: Nikigator

Figure Type: Fantasy creature

Artist Name: Niki de Saint Phalle

Date created or placed: 2001

Materials used: appears to be cement, tile, glass, etc.

Location: near the entrance to the Mingei Museum in San Diego's Balboa Park

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