Public Art

Handling a Bench

By Carol Fleming of Studio Terra Nova and Walter Gunn
Category: Sculpture


The wood seat is a reference to a car door handle of a ’53 Lincoln. Underneath the bench are writings collected from the community and engraved into the wood with a burnishing iron.

Dimensions: 8′ x 2′ x 2′
Year Completed: 1999
Material: Ceramic stoneware base and mahogany wood
Owner: City of Clayton

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