Venus Flytrap - Gainesville, FL
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N 29° 36.817 W 082° 24.647
17R E 363402 N 3276803
Quick Description: This "Venus Flytrap" sculpture is located at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2010 4:37:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM8B40
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
This metal kinetic sculpture was created by Michael E. Kmiotek. It is located along a path in the Butterfly Garden section of the Botanical Gardens. This 6-foot x 4-foot sculpture is titled "Venus Flytrap" and it was created in 2008 (visit link). It depicts a fly buzzing around the carnivorous plant and another fly that has already been caught in its "trap". The "trap" opens and closes either by wind or with a push (visit link).

The following description of this hungry piece of art is from the FineArtAmerica website: "This sculpture is about six feet tall. The trap opens and shuts as the bug hovers below."

Title of Piece: Venus Flytrap

Artist: Michael E. Kmiotek

Material/Media: Metal

Date of Creation or Placement: 2008

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: Not listed

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