Motherswell - Rochester, Mi
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak
N 42° 40.420 W 083° 13.100
17T E 318229 N 4726962
Quick Description: Motherswell is found on the front lawn of what appears to be class rooms but the building did not have a name on it. It is just north of the main drive in off of Squirrel Road.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2010 1:53:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM85RM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
Views: 3

Long Description:

Motherswell
An interesting piece that has a great look from any angle. It is pretty good shape though it could us some touching up.

Information from the SIRIS website is as follows;
Remarks:
IAS files include transcription from nearby plaque.
Inscription:
unsigned

A rusty nearby sign reads;
Motherswell
by Joseph Wesner
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eliot Bank
Mr. Kempf Hogan
Mr. Robert Jacob
Dr. and Mrs. Tony Jacob
Dr. and Mrs. Willis Stephens, Jr.
Courtesy of Hill Gallery, Birmingham

TITLE: Motherswell

ARTIST(S): Joseph Wesner, sculptor

DATE: Installed Sept. 1988

MEDIUM: Sculpture: steel, painted gray; Base: bed of lava rocks

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS MI000042

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
On the front lawn of South Foundation Hall. It is just north of the main drive in off of Squirrel Road. 2200 North Squirrel Road Rochester, Michigan 48309


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
Found as listed.


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