Walking in the Wind - Tucson AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tugies
N 32° 14.110 W 110° 48.011
12S E 518825 N 3566520
Quick Description: A windharp in east Tucson.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2013 12:56:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ7WE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia
Views: 50

Long Description:
This tall steel abstract sculpture is located along Broadway in Tucson. When the wind is blowing hard, it makes a humming sound. From a distance, it looks like a stick figure bending backwards, but up closer it looks like steel blades of grass blowing in the wind.

From the Smithsonian Art database:

TITLE: Walking in the Wind

ARTIST(S): Blackwell, Lee Brandon, 1954- , sculptor. Mohrlang, Ron, welder.

DIMENSIONS: approx. H. 9 ft. x W. 6 ft.; Base: approx. H. 6 in. x Diam. 4 ft. 6 in.

DATE: May 1989

MEDIUM: Sculpture: mild steel; Base: concrete

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS AZ000097

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Brittany Court Apartments: 9000 E. Speedway, Tucson
Construction Materials:
Sculpture: mild steel; Base: concrete


Construction Date: 5/1/1989

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