List of public art in Tippecanoe County, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of public art in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork visible inside a museum.

Most of the works mentioned are sculptures. When this is not the case (i.e. sound installation, for example) it is stated next to the title.

Battle Ground[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Battle of Tippecanoe Monument John H. Mahoney 1908 Tippecanoe Battlefield Park 40°30′21.8″N 86°50′40.8″W / 40.506056°N 86.844667°W / 40.506056; -86.844667 Granite Overall: approx. 90 x 35 x 35 ft.; Harrison: approx. 7 1/2 x 3 x 2 ft. National Park Service[1] Tippecanoe Battlefield Moument.jpg

Cairo[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Operation Skywatch Memorial Mary McDonald 1976 Limestone Sculpture: approx. 6 x 4 x 3 ft. Lawrence O'Connor?[2]

Lafayette[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Marquis de Lafayette Lorado Taft 1887 Tippecanoe County Courthouse40°25′8.25″N 86°53′35.97″W / 40.4189583°N 86.8933250°W / 40.4189583; -86.8933250 Metal Figure: approx. 6 x 3 x 3 ft. Tippecanoe County Commissioners[3]
Entrance Relief, Former Merchants National Bank H. H. Waterman 1917-1918 316 Main Street40°25′9.18″N 86°53′37.71″W / 40.4192167°N 86.8938083°W / 40.4192167; -86.8938083 Limestone or granite Angel figures: each approx. 9 x 9 x 1 ft.; Figure of Lafayette: approx. 3 ft. x 9 in. x 6 in. [4]
Ouabache Richard McNeely 1976 East side of the Wabash River on the Union/Salem Streets bridge[5]40°25′31.04″N 86°53′32.99″W / 40.4252889°N 86.8924972°W / 40.4252889; -86.8924972 Aluminum Figure: approx. 31 ft. x 16 ft. x 5 ft. 4 in. City of Lafayette[6]
Tippecanoe County Courthouse Elias Max 1882 Tippecanoe County Courthouse40°25′7″N 86°53′37″W / 40.41861°N 86.89361°W / 40.41861; -86.89361 Zinc, paint 9 sculptures. Justice: approx. 14 x 4 x 4 ft.; Each of Four Seasons: approx. 9 1/2 x 3 x 2 ft.; Each pediment sculpture: approx. 10 x 42 x 4 ft. Tippecanoe County Commissioners[7]
Farm Family Sculpture Linda Vanderkolk & Roy Patrick 1992 SW corner of 6th & Main 40°25'08.6"N 86°53'31.2"W found steel 3 sculptures Aprox 6 x 6 x 4 ft. City of Lafayette

West Lafayette[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Bear Cubs Jon Magnus Jonson ca. 1934 Child Development and Family Studies Building, Purdue University Limestone Sculpture: approx. 22 x 14 x 22 in. Purdue University[8]
Life G. J. Busche 1956 Stewart Center Limestone Approx. 12 1/2 ft. x 9 ft. x 6 in. Purdue University[9]
Kaikoo VI Betty Gold 1986 Purdue University Painted cold-rolled steel Approx. 12 1/2 x 11 x 6 ft. Purdue University[10]
Bear Cubs Jon Magnus Jonson ca. 1934 Child Development and Family Studies Building, Purdue University Limestone Sculpture: approx. 22 x 14 x 22 in. Purdue University[8]
Purdue Memorial Union relief figures Frances L. Rich 1939 Purdue Memorial Union Limestone 8 reliefs. Each sculpture: approx. 8 ft. x 3 ft. x 6 in. Purdue University[11] Purdue Student Union.JPG
The Performing Arts Jon Magnus Jonson 1938-1940 Purdue University, Elliott Hall of Music Limestone 6 figures. Each sculpture: approx. 8 ft. x 30 in. x 20 in. Purdue University[12]
Untitled John Rietta 1973 Purdue University40°25′24.79″N 86°54′38.20″W / 40.4235528°N 86.9106111°W / 40.4235528; -86.9106111 Bronze with patina Sculpture: approx. 26 x 29 x 30 in. Purdue University[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Battle of Tippecanoe Monument with Statue of William Henry Harrison, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Operation Skywatch Memorial, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Marquis de Lafayette, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Entrance Relief, Former Merchants National Bank, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Outdoor Art". What to do. Visit Lafayette/West Lafayette. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Ouabache". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  7. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Tippecanoe County Courthouse, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  8. ^ a b Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Bear Cubs, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 19 November 2010. 
  9. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Life, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  10. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Kaikoo VI, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  11. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Purdue Memorial Union (Relief Figures), (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  12. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "The Performing Arts, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  13. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Untitled, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 24 December 2013.