The Rower

The Rower
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For over half a century the life-sized public sculptures by Polish artist Jerzy Jotka Kedziora have expressed his firm conviction that “Art must get out of museums and reach the people." This sculpture depicts a rower and is suspended above the lake, with it's movements in the wind simulating that of a real rower.

Plaque Text

"Jerzy Kedziora, (b. 1947). The Rower, 2020. Krakow, Poland. Medium: Refined Epoxy Resins. A gift from the Friends of Schiller park in tribute to Ann Lee Lilly. If not for Ann Lee Lilly German Village would not be this German village, Schiller Park would not be this Schiller Park, and Jerzy Kedziora's sculptures would have never found their way here."

Materials

Refined Epoxy Resins

Dates

Made: 2020

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Location

Schiller Park, Columbus, Ohio, 43206
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Categories
    Sculpture
Type
    Public Art
Artist

Jerzy Kedziora https://www.jerzykedziora.com/

Artwork Owner
City of Columbus
Attributes
  • Free Parking
  • Outdoors
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