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Big Open Skull - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 32° 43.924 W 117° 09.003
11S E 485940 N 3621594
Quick Description: This sculpture is located near the entrance to the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2016 6:18:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMR72X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
Views: 3

Long Description:
This bronze sculpture depicts some type of dinosaur skull.
The Smithsonian Inventory (visit link) provides some information:

"Big Open Skull, (sculpture).
Artist:
Zajac, Jack, 1929- , sculptor.
Title:
Big Open Skull, (sculpture).
Dates:
1966-1973.
Medium:
Bronze.
Dimensions:
41 x 56 3/4 x 27 1/4 in.
Subject:
Figure -- Fragment -- Skull
Object Type:
Sculpture
Owner:
San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101
References:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
San Diego Museum of Art.
Note:
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Repository:
Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 970, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Control Number:
IAS 75001572"
TITLE: Big Open Skull

ARTIST(S): Jack Zajac

DATE: 1966-1973

MEDIUM: bronze

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 75001572

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
near the entrance to the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park.


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
The Inventory lacks a description


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