As To Be In Plain Sight - Denver, CO
Posted by: Metro2
N 39° 44.226 W 104° 59.344
13S E 500936 N 4398578
Quick Description: This artpiece is on the outside wall of the Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2011 6:36:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMBCR5
According to the Wikipedia article (visit link
) (b.1942 New York) on the artist of this piece, Lawrence Weiner, much of his work deals with typographic texts, and adds: "Weiner works in a wide variety of media, including video, film, books, sound art using audio tape, sculpture, performance art, installation art, and graphic art."
The plaque accompanying this piece reads:
American, born 1942 in the Bronx,
New York; lives and works in New York
AS TO BE IN PLAIN SIGHT
Language + materials referred to
Gift of Vicki and Kent Logan in honor of Lewis I. Sharp,
Denver Art Museum Director 1989-2009, 2010.383"
The Museum's website (visit link
) also shows a green version of this work inside it's atrium, but the poster of this waymark did not notice this on his 4/23/11 visit.