OOS Sculpture

Arborous Nine

1976 / Harry Wheeler / Toledo

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Nine shafts of wood carved into various shapes. Intended to represent "the spirit of art, life and the yearning of the earth to spring forth with multitudinous forms of delight," according to the artist.

The individual dimensions of the nine pieces are: 9'7", 9'8", 10'6", 11'2", 15'(2), 19'.

Location: Toledo Botanical Garden, 5405 Elmer Drive

County

: Lucas

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Citation

: Harry Wheeler, “Arborous Nine,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed August 4, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/445.

Title

Arborous Nine

Description

Nine shafts of wood carved into various shapes. Intended to represent "the spirit of art, life and the yearning of the earth to spring forth with multitudinous forms of delight," according to the artist.

The individual dimensions of the nine pieces are: 9'7", 9'8", 10'6", 11'2", 15'(2), 19'.

Creator

Date

1976

Subject

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

445

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

at the entrance to the park

Location Site

Location Street

5405 Elmer Drive

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

9.7ft-19ft

Materials

Inscription

Front Pole is carved with:
"Toledo Botanical Garden"
Plaque behind the sculpture reads:
"Arborous Nine by Harry Wheeler 1976"/
"Part of the City of Toledo's One Percent for Art Program"/
"Administered by The Arts Commission | Inspiring a Vibrant Toledo"