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Abstract Public SculpturesChanging Form by Doris Chase - Seattle, WA

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A 15 foot tall steel sculpture of stacked geometric shapes with cutouts opening to views of downtown Seattle.

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location: Washington

date approved: 8/6/2006

last visited: 7/16/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesSource by Sorel Etrog- Seattle, Washington

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Located in a grassy courtyard as part of an industrial park.

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location: Washington

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 3/26/2017

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Abstract Public SculpturesFountain of Seseragi - Seattle, WA

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Seseragi means "murmuring waters".

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location: Washington

date approved: 3/27/2011

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Abstract Public Sculptures"An Equal and Opposite Reaction," McCaw Hall Lobby, Seattle, Washington

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This suspended sculpture is located in Marion Oliver McCaw Hall Lobby at Seattle Center.

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location: Washington

date approved: 7/30/2008

last visited: 6/11/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesBird Song Listening Station- Seattle, Washington

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Bird Song Listening Station by Douglas R. Taylor is located in the Seattle Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Washington

date approved: 10/2/2009

last visited: 6/11/2022

Image for Grass Blades - Seattle Center - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesGrass Blades - Seattle Center - Seattle, Washington

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This sculpture looks to be formed of painted steel. From a distance it looks like a wall of glass bamboo. It's located near the Seattle Center Fun Forest and the EMP building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 9/20/2022

Image for "Typewriter Eraser, Scale X" by Oldenburg and van Bruggen - Seattle, WAview gallery

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Abstract Public Sculptures"Typewriter Eraser, Scale X" by Oldenburg and van Bruggen - Seattle, WA

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This sculpture of a typewriter eraser comes from the pop generation of art. It was proposed by in 1975 and actually sculpted in 1999. Its current home is next to the Museum of Pop Culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 12/1/2006

last visited: 8/26/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesMoses - Seattle, WA

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This abstract sculpture resides within the Seattle Center grounds and near the famous Seattle Space Needle.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/30/2013

last visited: 9/24/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesRoots and Branches - Seattle, WA

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"Roots and Branches" is an interactive sculpture made of hundreds of instruments, mostly guitars (some, robotic). It's about 20' tall, located in the exhibit entry area of the Experience Music Project Museum. The piece was created by the German artist, Trimpin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 7/31/2006

last visited: 3/29/2017

Image for Moon Gates by Doris Chase - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesMoon Gates by Doris Chase - Seattle, Washington

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Moon Gates, by local sculptor, Doris Chase, is located in the sculpture garden near the Space Needle, extending the length of Seattle Center’s border with Broad Street. It is a bronze sculpture of 3 parts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 9/27/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesOlympic Iliad by Alexander Liberman

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The Olympic Iliad is located on the Seattle Center grounds near the Space Needle. It is a well known Seattle sculpture, often photographed with the Needle in the background.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 6/11/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesMiddle East Peace by Sabah Al-Dhaher- Seattle, Washington

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A peace sculpture adjacent to the Space Needle's peace pole.

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location: Washington

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 6/11/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesBlack Lightning - Seattle, WA

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This abstract sculpture resides within the Seattle Center grounds and near the famous Seattle Space Needle.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/28/2013

last visited: 6/11/2022

Image for Wake by Richard Serra - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesWake by Richard Serra - Seattle, Washington

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Serra's "Wake" features 5 wave-like steel components appear to fishtail through space in Seattle's Olympic Sculpture Park. The sculpture weighs 300 tons, and stretches 125 feet. ARTnews magazine cited the price of the sculpture as $5 million.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 3/26/2017

Image for Sky Landscape I by Louise Nevelson - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesSky Landscape I by Louise Nevelson - Seattle, Washington

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Sky Landscape is a painted aluminum sculpture using several curved pieces to form a collage in metal. It looks very different depending on the angle that it is viewed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 3/26/2017

Image for Perre's Ventaglio III by Beverly Pepper - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesPerre's Ventaglio III by Beverly Pepper - Seattle, Washington

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Perre's Ventaglio III explores the use of industrial materials - using stainless steel to create a manufactured feel to a handmade object.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 3/26/2017

Image for Persephone Unbound by Beverly Pepper - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesPersephone Unbound by Beverly Pepper - Seattle, Washington

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This cast bronze sculpture is inspired by Persephone, queen of the underworld.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 3/26/2017

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Abstract Public SculpturesBunyon's Chess by Mark di Suvero

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"Bunyon's Chess" is a very lighthearted piece, referencing the legendary logger Paul Bunyon. It was commissioned by Virginia Wright in 1965 and the artist created it on site at their home over the summer. The sculpture is a gift to OSP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 6/11/2022

Image for Eagle by Alexander Calder - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesEagle by Alexander Calder - Seattle, Washington

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The Calder piece, Eagle, was refurbished and moved to the Olympic Sculpture Park from its former location in front of the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 6/11/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesLove & Loss by Roy McMakin

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In this piece McMakin is pointing out the place where love and loss intersect - literally. McMakin often starts his work with some everyday image and then alters it in a surprising way. The result: making the familiar seem strange.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 6/11/2022

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Abstract Public SculpturesRiviera by Anthony Carro

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This sculpture was created in 1971-1974 by Anthony Caro,an important British sculptor who worked as an assistant to the great artist, Henry Moore. He was knighted in 1987 by Queen Elizabeth in recognition of his artistic career.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 6/11/2022

Image for Seattle Cloud Cover by Teresita Fernandez - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesSeattle Cloud Cover by Teresita Fernandez - Seattle, Washington

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This piece layers laminated glass with a photographic interlayer depicting cloud cover. The cloud design plays off the Seattle stereotype of continual overcast while at the same time projecting a burst of vibrant color on the grayest of days.

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location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 7/16/2022

Image for Function Meets Form II - Seattle, WAview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesFunction Meets Form II - Seattle, WA

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Water collector/abstract fountain

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing

location: Washington

date approved: 12/17/2007

last visited: 1/18/2018

Image for Water Table - Seattle, WAview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesWater Table - Seattle, WA

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Just what it says - a Water Table

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing

location: Washington

date approved: 12/17/2007

last visited: 1/18/2018

Image for Schubert Sonata by Mark di Suvero - Seattle, Washingtonview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesSchubert Sonata by Mark di Suvero - Seattle, Washington

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Before being installed at the Sculpture Park, "Schubert Sonata" was on view outside Benaroya Hall, home of the Seattle Symphony. Like other works by di Suvero, it incorporates delicate motion and a grand scale.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 6/11/2022

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