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Artwork copyright Brian Tolle. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.
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Stronghold, 2005

Brian Tolle
(American, born 1964)

Location: University of Washington

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Brian Tolle's "Stronghold" evokes the old growth Western red cedar that covered the University of Washington campus prior to its construction. The artwork is roughly the same diameter as the Quinault Lake Big Cedar in Olympic National Park – the largest Western red cedar in the world.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University of Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - wood

Medium

Western red cedar

Dimensions

8 ft x 26 ft x 26 ft

ID Number

WSAC2005.025.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

New York, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

University of Washington

Artwork Location

University of Washington
Lawn at the SW corner of Hitchcock Hall - View of Portage Bay

WA. County

King

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

University

Address

UW Tower, T-12
Seattle, WA 98195

Geo. Coordinates

47.652281 | -122.312304

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