Ruins X

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Ruins X
ShawRuinsX1978.jpg
Artist Ernest Carl Shaw
Year 1978
Type painted steel
Dimensions 290 cm × 290 cm × 560 cm (116 in × 114 in × 222 in)
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Owner Haggerty Museum of Art

Ruins X is a public art work created by American artist Ernest Carl Shaw and located at the Haggerty Museum of Art on the campus of Marquette University in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] The abstract sculpture is part of a series of works in which the artist explores concepts of weight, balance, and order.[2] It is located between Marquette's Haggerty Museum of Art and Helfaer Theatre.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ruins X, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog-SIRIS. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Buck, Diane (1995). Outdoor Sculpture in Milwaukee. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society. pp. 73–75. ISBN 9780870202766. 

Coordinates: 43°02′13″N 87°55′42″W / 43.037074°N 87.928328°W / 43.037074; -87.928328