Barrier - New Orleans, LA
N 29° 59.169 W 090° 05.698
15R E 780283 N 3320803
Quick Description: This large abstract of a bird figure is located in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden in New Orleans City Park. Also named Barrier(The Big Bird).
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/4/2011 8:25:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMD89P
Beautiful bronze by New Orleans born Fritz Bultman (1919-1985). This piece was a gift from his family to the Sculpture Garden. He also was a painter, and mostly lived and worked in New York.
From the Gardens walking tour booklet, ist states:
Barrier is part of a series of sculpture inspired by the burning of ancient Troy. The rough textured surface and smooth lines are typical features of Bultman's expressive bronzes.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION - ROUGH TEXTURED FORM OF A LARGE BIRD WITH WINGS SPREAD OPEN
Figure Type: Animal
Artist Name: Fritz Bultman
Date created or placed: 1967-1970
Materials used: Bronze
Location: Besthoff Sculpture Garden
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