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Seattle George Monument, 1989

Buster Simpson
(American, born 1942)

Location: Washington State Convention Center

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

In Buster Simpson's sculpture, Chief Seattle's silhouette supports invasive ivy as the wind vane profile of George Washington cuts a self-portrait.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Washington State Convention and Trade Center.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - coated metals

Medium

Steel, aluminum, paint, plastic, glass, vegetation, and wind

Dimensions

28 ft x 12 ft x 12 ft

ID Number

WSAC1988.035.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Washington State Convention Center

Artwork Location

Washington State Convention Center
Outdoor plaza - accessible through 4th floor

WA. County

King

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

Other

Address

705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Geo. Coordinates

47.611391 | -122.331683

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