Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Salina Piece
  • Dale Eldred
    born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States ; died: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
  • Salina Piece, 1969
  • Where object was made: United States
  • Cor-ten steel, asphaltum paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10.7 x 7.3 x 10.4 m
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 35 x 24 x 34 ft
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Simpson
  • On view: outdoors, West Campus, south of KUCR
  • 1981.0005
Label Text

Monumental sculpture consisting of a waffled steel rectangle with two steel girders extending off the rectangular surface. Suspension rods, tied to footings sunk fifteen feet in the ground, hold the structure at a 45 degree angle to the ground.