Public Art

Public Artwork


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200 Market St.

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I remember Everything (Chimney, Wing, Bench)

Artist: Ries Niemi
Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-stainless, None
Date completed: 2001
Description:
Ries Niemi’s three stainless steel outdoor works are abstract, but based on local symbols and history. A stylized wing-shape symbolizes aviation’s role in developing San Antonio.  A large open bench is styled loosely on the architecture of Municipal Auditorium. Ries Niemi’s three stainless steel outdoor works are abstract, but based on local symbols and histories. A stylized wing-shape symbolizes aviation’s role in developing San Antonio.  A large open bench is styled loosely on architecture of Municipal Auditorium.
The chimney-like column recalls limestone chimneys of local cement quarries. English, Spanish and German text wraps around each piece dealing with remembrance and the process of layering history.
The chimney-like column recalls limestone chimneys of local cement quarries.


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Saturday, May 27, 2017