OOS Sculpture

Sky Sculpture

1980 / Warren Crain / Cleveland

A long swath of colorful fabric, erected for 5 days in the fall of 1980, over the intersection of East Ninth Street and Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. Installing it took more time (6 hrs) than planned, snarling city traffic, and the piece started ripping apart in the wind and was ordered down by the City. Latr that month the "Triple L Excentric Gyratory III" mobile sculpture was installed at that intersection.

County

: Cuyahoga

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Citation

: Warren Crain, “Sky Sculpture,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed November 27, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1703.

Title

Sky Sculpture

Description

A long swath of colorful fabric, erected for 5 days in the fall of 1980, over the intersection of East Ninth Street and Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. Installing it took more time (6 hrs) than planned, snarling city traffic, and the piece started ripping apart in the wind and was ordered down by the City. Latr that month the "Triple L Excentric Gyratory III" mobile sculpture was installed at that intersection.

Creator

Date

1980

Source

Plain Dealer

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Suspended over the intersection of East 9th and Euclid.