OOS Sculpture

Star-Crossed

1979 / Nancy Holt / Oxford

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An earth sculpture based on the observation that true (or astronomical) north and magnetic north meet at this longitude in Oxford, OH. The earth moung is a reference to the Native American mounds of this region. The sculpture consists of a reflecting pool, a skyward observational tunnel and a tunnel for walking or sitting in.

Location: Patterson Avenue

County

: Butler

Citation

: Nancy Holt, “Star-Crossed,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed April 15, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/906.

Dublin Core

Title

Star-Crossed

Description

An earth sculpture based on the observation that true (or astronomical) north and magnetic north meet at this longitude in Oxford, OH. The earth moung is a reference to the Native American mounds of this region. The sculpture consists of a reflecting pool, a skyward observational tunnel and a tunnel for walking or sitting in.

Creator

Date

1979

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Street

Patterson Avenue

Media Sculpture Height

13 ft

Media Sculpture Width

30 ft

Installation Date

01/01/1979

Creation Date

01/01/1979