Shaping Up - Key West, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 24° 33.489 W 081° 48.419
17R E 418276 N 2716262
Quick Description: "Shaping Up" by Seward Johnson stands on the grounds of the Key West Museum of Art & History, also known as Customs House Museum, located at 281 Front Street in Key West, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2020 6:53:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM12NF8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
Built in 1891, this magnificent red brick building, known locally as the Custom House, is a 3 ½ story Romanesque style landmark. Since 1999, the Custom House serves as the Key West Museum of Art & History. Exhibits include local history, famous personalities including Ernest Hemingway, maritime history, and works by local artists including some of Key West’s most photographed outdoor sculptures.

"Shaping Up" is a life-size painted bronze sculpture created in 1987 by artist Seward Johnson, a part time resident of Key West. It depicts a woman jogging in her tracksuit to stay in shape. She listens to music and appears to be singing along.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Shaping Up

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Seward Johnson

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1987

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Key West Museum of Art & History

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