Restful Place

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Restful Place
Restful Place Truman Lowe.jpg
Artist Truman Lowe
Year  ()
Type Stone, Bronze, Glass, Wood
Location Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Coordinates 39°52′42.9″N 86°8′39.38″W / 39.878583°N 86.1442722°W / 39.878583; -86.1442722
Owner Indianapolis Art Center

Restful Place is a public artwork by Ho-Chunk artist Truman Lowe, located at Indianapolis Art Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. "Restful Place" was installed as part of the Center's ARTSPARK initiative.[1]

Description[edit]

"Restful Place" focuses on a curved limestone bench and above it is an arched bronze and glass canopy. The bench consists of four pieces of limestone that have waves carved into them and the bronze canopy resembles wood. The sculpture is placed in a wooded area that overlooks the White River to provide a "restful" place for visitors to sit when visiting the ARTSPARK.[1]

Artist[edit]

Main article: Truman Lowe

Acquisition[edit]

This piece was placed in conjunction with the Center's ARTSPARK which brings together art and nature.[1]

Information[edit]

Lowe's sculpture incorporates the surrounding Woodland environment where the ARTSPARK is located. With its unique and welcoming structure, is expresses Lowe's concept of bringing the viewer and sculpture into a heightened sense of place. He hopes that his work encourages the viewer to become more aware of environmental destruction and conservation.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Indianapolis Art Center (2009). "ARTSPARK Sculptures". ARTSPARK. Indianapolis Art Center. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 

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