Station Hill - Menlo Park, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
N 37° 27.243 W 122° 10.900
10S E 572377 N 4145557
Quick Description: This wooden sculpture of a bench resides near Menlo Park Caltrain.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2015 1:09:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMNFK2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
Located near the Menlo Park Caltrain Station is this wooden sculpture of a bench, commissioned in 1987 by the California Arts Council Art in Public Buildings Program. The artist who created this piece was J.B. Blunk who lived from 1926 to 2002. The piece is titled Station Hill and is part of the Art Inventories Catalog through the Smithsonian American Art Museum (link to it here).

James Blain Blunk has a website maintained by his family and contains a good biography of his work and can be visited here). Wikipedia also contains a good biography of his life and accomplishments and can be visited here).

Type of wood carving: Chainsaw, grinder, chisel & carving tools

Artist's Name: J. B. Blunk

Approximate size/height: H. 62 in. x Diam. 16 ft.

Type of wood: California Redwood

Other type: Not listed

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