First Flight (sculpture)

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First Flight
Artist Richard Taylor
Year 2012
Type painted aluminum
Dimensions 610 cm (240 in)
Location Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°03′09″N 87°54′54″W / 43.052384°N 87.915094°W / 43.052384; -87.915094Coordinates: 43°03′09″N 87°54′54″W / 43.052384°N 87.915094°W / 43.052384; -87.915094
Owner City of Milwaukee

First Flight is a public art work by artist Richard Taylor. It is located in front of the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center north of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin near 3rd and Walnut Streets. The sculpture is made of aluminum sheets cut and welded and painted white.[1] The work was commissioned by First Stage to commemorate its 25th anniversary.[2]


  1. ^ Dunigan, Peggy Sue. "Preview: First Flight into 26th Season at First Stage". Postscript Performing Arts. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Davis, Erica. "A Sculpture is Built - In commemoration of 25 years". First Stage Voices. First Stage Children's Theater. Retrieved 12 February 2013.