Untitled Sculpture

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Artist
Lifespan
1932-
Nationality
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Media / Materials
Status
Year Completed
ca. 1972
Credit
Collection of Park Fleur Condominiums
Location
Latitude & Longitude
41.55661,-93.644227
Location Description
Located on the north grounds at the main entrance of Park Fleur Condominiums just off Fleur Drive and north of Park Avenue.

The late Cleda and Ray Townsend, founder of Townsend Engineering Company of Des Moines, authorized the production of the sculpture for the Park Fleur Condominiums. The condominiums were built in 1967 and established as a private company in 1977. Townsend’s son Ted explained: “We commissioned those pieces from a local junior high school art teacher named Peter Marasco.” The monumental sculpture is comprised to two narrow slabs of Cor-Ten steel, one of the vertical forms is torqued so that the top and bottom curves. Within the upper portion of each form is a perfect circular opening.


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