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Root and Wing, 2013

Sumi Wu
(American, born 1967)

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Sumi Wu's "Root and Wing" depicts the transformation of students during college. Neither plant nor animal, these creatures gain self-awareness and sentience as they prepare to take flight into the world.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with The Evergreen State College.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - glass

Sculpture - other metals

Medium

Cast bronze, cast aluminum, and hand blown glass

Dimensions

22 in x 24 in x 28 in (large jellyfish, 2 parts)

ID Number

WSAC2012.009.00A-II

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Oregon

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

The Evergreen State College

Artwork Location

The Evergreen State College
shell & jellyfish: Lab 1 1st floor lobby; planimals: below 2nd floor balcony & triangle wall opposite greenhouse

WA County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505

Geo. Coordinates

47.072087 | -122.977229

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