OOS Sculpture

Marion Public Library Books

1979 / Anne Van Kleech / Marion

Close-up View Marion Public Library Books

A 21-foot long abstract bronze sculpture of stacked books that adorns the front of the Marion Public Library above the main doors.

The sculpture was done by Anne Van Kleech, a nationally-known, California-based sculptor who grew up in Marion, Ohio

Location: Marion Public Library, 445 E Church Street

County

: Marion

Citation

: Anne Van Kleech, “Marion Public Library Books,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed May 15, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1869.

Dublin Core

Title

Marion Public Library Books

Description

A 21-foot long abstract bronze sculpture of stacked books that adorns the front of the Marion Public Library above the main doors.

The sculpture was done by Anne Van Kleech, a nationally-known, California-based sculptor who grew up in Marion, Ohio

Creator

Date

1979

Source

"A Ton of Bronze From California to Marion" Marion NEWSLIFE, November 19, 1979 (page 30).
"Sculpture Complete" Marion Star, November 20, 1979 (page 5).

Contributor

Identifier

1869

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

445 E Church Street

Location Type

Artist Notes

Anne Van Kleech graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and received her masters degree in ceramics from Ohio State University in 1957.

Media Sculpture Width

21 feet

Installation Date

1979

Materials