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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," imaginative pop up books are portals to another world. Characters in that imagined world--created from a variety of reclaimed wood--fill the entryway of Spokane, Washington's Riverview Elementary.

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
3 books: suspended in main entry - Mother Nature: above main door of library interior

WA County

Spokane

Setting

Interior

Site Type

Public School

Address

2815 East Garland Avenue
Spokane, WA 99207

Geo. Coordinates

47.709404 | -117.434227

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