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Dewey Decimal's Delegation, 2008

Otto Youngers
(American, born 1964)

Location: Ridgeview Elementary, Spokane

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

In Otto Youngers' Dewey Decimal's Delegation art installation, pop-up books are portals to another world. Characters in that imagined world – created from a variety of reclaimed wood – fill the entryway of Riverview Elementary in Spokane.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Spokane School District.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - wood

Medium

Reclaimed wood

Dimensions

48 in x 48 in x 6 in (each, 3 books); 60 in x 48 in x 6 in ("Mother Nature" book)

ID Number

WSAC2007.023.00A-D

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Spokane Public Schools

Artwork Location

Ridgeview Elementary
Main entry area: Suspended artwork elements and three book sculptures on upper walls. Library: "Mother Nature" book sculpture above main door of library interior, plus suspended "Saturn" sculpture.

WA County

Spokane

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

5610 N. Maple St.
Spokane, WA 99205

Geo. Coordinates

47.709404 | -117.434227

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