OOS Sculpture

Seigfred Hall Facade [Title Unknown]

1962 / Henry Lin / Athens

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A ceramic facade on both sides of the fifth-floor entrance to Seigfred Hall. It features several small multi-colored clusters of ceramic bowls and plates attached to or embedded in sheets of ceramic tiles. It was created in 1962 by Henry Lin, the late Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine Arts, for the newly-constructed Space Arts Building (later renamed Seigfred Hall).

Lin's daughter, Maya Lin, created the "Input" installation located on the other side of the Ohio University campus in Bicentennial Park. (OOS item #1809)

Location: Ohio University, 20 Church St

County

: Athens

Citation

: Henry Lin, “Seigfred Hall Facade [Title Unknown],” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 19, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1891.

Title

Seigfred Hall Facade [Title Unknown]

Description

A ceramic facade on both sides of the fifth-floor entrance to Seigfred Hall. It features several small multi-colored clusters of ceramic bowls and plates attached to or embedded in sheets of ceramic tiles. It was created in 1962 by Henry Lin, the late Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine Arts, for the newly-constructed Space Arts Building (later renamed Seigfred Hall).

Lin's daughter, Maya Lin, created the "Input" installation located on the other side of the Ohio University campus in Bicentennial Park. (OOS item #1809)

Creator

Date

1962

Subject

Source

https://ohiou.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Shortlist/index.html?appid=e9bdfb6678404cdda90025757f5d9f3f
Artist Henry Lin poses with his newly-completed ceramic facade:
https://media.library.ohio.edu/digital/collection/archives/id/571
Henry Lin and students pictured outside newly-completed Seigfred Hall entrance and Lin's artistic facade:
https://media.library.ohio.edu/digital/collection/archives/id/569

Identifier

1891

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

20 Church St

Installation Date

1962

Creation Date

1962

Materials

Additional Resources

https://media.library.ohio.edu/digital/collection/archives/id/571
https://media.library.ohio.edu/digital/collection/archives/id/569