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Materials in Houston Public Art v3
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Bronze 8501 West Montgomery Road, Houston, TX 77088 Total Trust Ann Armstrong 1981 Art in Public Places Project made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Community Development Block Grant Acres Home Branch Library HPL B 1981.001NA -95.436619 29.870765 1
Bronze on Concrete 4800 Montrose Blvd. Houston, TX 77005 Christopher Columbus Joe Incrapera 1992 Donated to the city of Houston by the Federation of Italian American Organizations of Greater Houston, Inc. Bell Park PARD C NA1992.001 -95.39107 29.73014 2
Bronze 611 Walker St. Houston, TX 77002 Guitar Solo Carroll Harris Simms 1980 Donated the City of Houston by Mr. and Mrs. S. M. McAshan, Jr. Bob Lanier Public Works Building - Lobby PWE I NA1980.007 -95.367669 29.759799 1
Bronze on Cement 4548 Bricker Street, Houston, TX 77051 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Eric Kaposta 1981 Art in Public Places Project made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Community Development Block Grant Bricker Park PARD D 1981.004NA -95.358686 29.673143 2
wool 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Birth of Light Leonardo Nierman 1991 Donated to the City of Houston in 1992 by the Government of Mexico at the consular ball Central Library PARD I NA1992.002 -95.369371 29.759494 1
Tempera and Acrylic on rice paper mounted on canvas 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Inner City 1996 Ibsen Espada 1996 Gift of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston with funds provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest fund. Additional support has been provided by the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Central Library - Jones Building 6th Floor Storage HPL I 2013.001NA -95.369371 29.759494 4
Ceramic Tiles 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Don Quixote Talavera Pottery 1929 Donated to the Library by Senorita Esperanza Velasquez Bringas in 1929 in appreciation of the Spanish architecture of the central library after her visit in 1928. Central Library - Julia Ideson Building HPL I NA1929.001 -95.369371 29.759494 1
Oil on Canvas 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Galveston Bay/Harbor Verner White 1903 Donated to the Library by Mrs. Verner White in 1941 Central Library - Julia Ideson Building HPL I NA1941.001 -95.369371 29.759494 2
Wood 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Hen & Brood Of Chickens Raymon Bigot 1928 Donated to the Library by Dr. and Mrs. M.L. Graves in 1928. Central Library - Julia Ideson Building HPL I NA1928.003 -95.369371 29.759494 1
Oil on Canvas (est.) mounted to masonry wall 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Houston Lyceum Committee Ruth Pershing Uhler 1935 Public Works of Art Project, 1933-34, as part of the Works Progress Administration Central Library - Julia Ideson Building HPL I NA1935.001 -95.369371 29.759494 3
Bronze 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Norma Meldrum Plaque Thomas Hudson Jones 1905 Donated to the Library by Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Meldrum. Central Library - Julia Ideson Building HPL I NA1905.004 -95.369371 29.759494 1
Painted Steel 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002 Geometric Mouse, Scale X Claes Oldenburg 1971 Donated Anonymously to the City of Houston Central Library - Julia Ideson Building Exterior HPL I 1975.001NA -95.369371 29.759494 2
Oil on Canvas 5300 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004 Holcombe Drive Grace Spaulding John 1925 Donated by Patrricia Keightley Clayton Geneaological Branch Library - Main House - First Floor HPL I NA1988.004 -95.385408 29.726257 2
Oil on Canvas 5300 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004 Where Seventeen Railroads Meet The Sea Grace Spaulding John 1924 Donated by Patrricia Keightley Clayton Geneaological Branch Library - Main House - First Floor HPL I NA1988.006 -95.385408 29.726257 2
Oil on Canvas 5300 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004 Negro House on Dowling Street, 5th Ward Grace Spaulding John 1924 Donated by Patrricia Keightley Clayton Geneaological Branch Library - Main House - Second Floor HPL I NA1988.008 -95.385408 29.726257 2
Oil on Canvas 5300 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004 Snow In Houston Grace Spaulding John 1924 Donated by Patrricia Keightley Clayton Geneaological Branch Library - Main House - Second Floor HPL I NA1988.003 -95.385408 29.726257 2
Painted plaster 2999 South Wayside Dr. Houston, TX 77023 George Hermann Enrico Filberto Cerracchio 1943 IN MEMORY OF GEORGE HERMANN, PHILANTHROPIST, PRESENTED BY THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF HOUSTON AND THE LIONS CLUB OF HOUSTON. Gragg Building GSD I NA1943.001 -95.31831 29.706017 2
Painted Steel 6100 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, Texas, 77030 Benito Juarez Julian Martinez 1985 Donated to the City of Houston by PEMEX on behalf of the Mexican people Hermann Park, Centennial Gardens PARD C NA1985.002 -95.382433 29.709837 2
Bronze on Granite Pedestal 6100 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, Texas, 77030 Bernardo O'Higgins Famae / Arcomet 1992 A gift from the Republic of Chile to the City of Houston, consisting of a bust of Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins, Founding Father of the Chilean Nation. Hermann Park, Centennial Gardens PARD D NA1993.003 -95.382433 29.709837 2
Bronze 6100 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, Texas, 77030 Great Confucius Willy Wang 2009 A gift to the City of Houston from the General Consulate of the Peoples Republic of China in Houston with the support of The Friends of Confucius Sculpture for Hermann Park, Inc. Hermann Park, Centennial Gardens PARD D 2009.004NA -95.382433 29.709837 1
Bronze on Granite Pedestal 6100 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, Texas, 77030 Jose de San Martin Pedro Buigues 1983 Given to the city of Houston by the Argentine Consul and the people of Argentina, April 1983 Hermann Park, Centennial Gardens PARD D NA1983.005 -95.382433 29.709837 2
Bronze on Granite Pedestal 6100 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, Texas, 77030 Robert Burns F. Vagra 2002 Heather and Thistle Society of Houston Hermann Park, Centennial Gardens PARD D NA2002.003 -95.382433 29.709837 2
Bronze 6001 Fannin St. Houston, TX 77030 Atropos Key Hannah Stewart 1972 Given to the City of Houston August 24, 1972 by Patricia S. Woodward Hermann Park, Miller Outdoor Theatre PARD D NA1972.003 -95.397801 29.713601 1
Bronze on Concrete 6001 Fannin St. Houston, TX 77030 Oliver Twist Tracy Guthrie 1976 Donated to the City of Houston by the Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) Hermann Park, Miller Outdoor Theatre PARD D NA1980.002 -95.397801 29.713601 2
Granite 6001 Fannin St. Houston, TX 77030 Pioneer Memorial Frank A. Teich 1936 ERECTED BY THE SAN JACINTO CENTENNIAL ASSOCIATION. DEDICATED AUGUST 30, 1936; THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE CITY OF HOUSTON Hermann Park, Reflection Pond PARD D NA1936.006 -95.397801 29.713601 1
Painted Steel 7800 Airport Boulevard, Houston, TX 77061 Call Ernie Jim Love 1985 DONATED WITH LOVE TO THE PEOPLE OF HOUSTON BY SOUTHWEST AIRLINES Hobby Airport : Passenger Drop-Off HAS I NA1985.001 -95.276701 29.6579 2
Painted steel 12131 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77045 Senior Olympics Cauldron Alan Lett 2011 Haynes Whaley Associates, Inc; Fretz Construction Company; Ward & Ames Special Events Houston Amateur Sports Park GSD D 2013.012NA -95.413144 29.665722 2
Bronze 2999 South Wayside Dr. Houston, TX 77023 Gagarin Alexsey Leonov 2011 A gift to the City of Houston by the International Charity Public Fund Dialogue of Cultures - United World in Moscow (Ruslan Bayramov) HPARD Headquarters PARD I 2012.043.01NA -95.31831 29.706017 1
Bronze 2800 North Terminal Road Houston, TX 77032 Croton IV Jospeh Anthony McDonnell 1983 Donated to the City of Houston by 1800 West Loop Houston, LTD., A Florida Limited Partnership IAH, Bush Intercontinental Airport : Administration Building : Outdoor Coutyard HAS B 2009.005NA -95.34222 29.987329 1
Bronze 2800 North Terminal Road Houston, TX 77032 Mickey Leland Ed Dwight 1990 Airports Improvement Fund IAH, Bush Intercontinental Airport : Terminal D : Ticketing Lobby HAS B NA1990.003 -95.34222 29.987329 1
Painted Steel 2800 North Terminal Road Houston, TX 77032 West of the Pecos Rolf Westphal 1975 Gift from the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and Aromco Steel IAH, Bush Intercontinental Airport : Will Clayton Parkway HAS B NA1975.005 -95.34222 29.987329 2
Brass 615 Louisiana St. Houston, TX 77002 Christoph Eschenbach Plaque Peter Boyle 1999 Purchased by the City of Houston Jesse J. Jones Hall CEF I 2010.002NA -95.365143 29.761373 1
Anodized Aluminum and 22k gold-plated stainless steel cables 615 Louisiana St. Houston, TX 77002 Gemini II Richard Lippold 1966 Commissioned by the Houston Endowment Jesse J. Jones Hall - Lobby CEF I NA1966.002 -95.365143 29.761373 3
Oil on Canvas 615 Louisiana St. Houston, TX 77002 Lily Pads John E. Alexander 1977 Donated to the City of Houston by Mrs. Susan McAshan Jesse J. Jones Hall - Mezzanine CEF I NA1977.004 -95.365143 29.761373 2
Bronze on Concrete Base 615 Louisiana St. Houston, TX 77002 The Dancer Marcello Mascherini 1950 Given to the City of Houston by Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Straus Jesse J. Jones Hall - Outside CEF I 1975.002NA -95.365143 29.761373 2
Cor-Ten Steel 615 Louisiana St. Houston, TX 77002 Pair of Horses Robert Fowler 1963 Donated by Cleburn Interests Jesse J. Jones Hall - Outside Under Staircase CEF I NA1969.001 -95.365143 29.761373 1
Oil on Canvas 2510 Willowick Road, Houston, TX 77027 Adele Briscoe Looscan Emma Richardson Cherry 1936 Presented to the Houston Public Library by the Ladies Reading Club, 1936 Looscan Neighborhood Library HPL G NA1936.005 -95.441715 29.742413 2
Silicon bronze 301 Milam Street Houston, TX 77002 Untitled Ketria Bastian Scott 2010 Commissioned by the Houston Downtown Management District through the Houston Arts Alliance with funding from the Lauaren Catuzzi Grandcolas Foundation Market Square Park - Lauren's Garden PARD I NA2010.004.1 -95.362473 29.763296 2
Salvaged masonry fragments 301 Milam Street Houston, TX 77002 Market Square Park Artwalk and Dogrun Wall Reveal Richard Turner 2010 Commissioned for the City of Houston by the Houston Downtown Management District Market Square Park - West side of ark PARD I NA2010.004.2 -95.362473 29.763296 1
Gelatin Silver Photograph 5411 Pardee St. Houston, TX 77026 The Prophet Earlie Hudnall, Jr. 1980 Art in Public Places Project made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Community Development Block Grant McKrane-Kashmere Gardens Branch Library HPL B NA0.006 -95.316886 29.80602 2
Gelatin Silver Photograph 5411 Pardee St. Houston, TX 77026 Mother with Sons Earlie Hudnall, Jr. 1973 Art in Public Places Project made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Community Development Block Grant McKrane-Kashmere Gardens Branch Library - Storage HPL B NA0.112 -95.316886 29.80602 2
Linen, Wool 9525 Irvington Boulevard, Houston, TX 77076 The Light Within Jana Vander Lee 1982 Art in Public Places Project made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Conmmunity Development Block Grant Moody Library Branch - Lobby HPL H 1982.005NA -95.362564 29.847275 2
Painted steel, bronze 1000 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 Armillary Sphere Kenneth Lynch and Sons 1977 Donated to the City of Houston by Elizabeth Bracewel Sam Houston Park PARD I NA1977.006 -95.370076 29.760066 3
Bronze 1000 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 John B. Connally Sharon Connally Amman 1995 Donated to the City of Houston by the Harris County Heritage Society Sam Houston Park PARD I NA1994.002 -95.370076 29.760066 1
Bronze 1000 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 Neuhaus Fountain Coyotes Gwynn Murrill 1992 DONATED TO THE HOUSTON PARKS BOARD FOR BEUTIFICATION OF A CITY PARK IN MEMORY OF KATE RICE NEUHAUS 1889-1971 HUGO VICTOR NEUHAUS 1882-1947 THROUGH A BEQUEST OF THEIR SON HUGO VICTOR NEUHAUS JR. 1915-1987 Sam Houston Park PARD I NA1991.012 -95.370076 29.760066 1
Painted Cast Iron 1000 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 Scanlan Fountain J. L. Mott Iron Works 1938 Donated to the City of Houston by The Heritage Society Sam Houston Park PARD I NA1972.001 -95.370076 29.760066 2
Bronze on Granite Base 1000 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 Spirit of the Confederacy Louis Amateis 1908 Erected by the Robert E. Lee Chapter N. 186 U.D.C. January 1908 Sam Houston Park PARD I NA1950.001 -95.370076 29.760066 2
Granite, bronze, and USS Houston brass ship's bell 1000 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 U.S.S. Houston Monument Jeff Ryan 1998 Built under the sponsorship of USS Houston (CA-30) Foundation, a project of the Texas Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States, Captain Carl V. Ragsdale, USN (Ret.) Chairman. Sam Houston Park PARD I NA1998.005 -95.370076 29.760066 3
Bronze 1000 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002 Pillot Dogs Dellray Bronze Inc. 1989 Given to the Heritage Society by the River Oaks Garden Club Sam Houston Park - Pillot House PARD I NA1989.002-a-b -95.370076 29.760066 1
Stainless Steel on Brick Base 400 Texas Ave. Houston, TX 77002 Seven Wonders Mel Chin 1996 Commissioned by the Central Houston Civic Improvement Association, Inc. for the City of Houston Sesquicentennial Park CEF I NA1993.001-a-g -95.367641 29.763046 2
Painted Steel 1030 Stude St. Houston, TX 77009 Houston Mac Whitney 1981 Art in Public Places Program made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Community Development Block Grant Stude Park PARD H NA1983.001 -95.386392 29.779488 2
Iron, Wood, Clockwork 700 Bagby St. Houston TX 77002 Sweeney Clock E. Howard & Co. 1877 Donated to the City of Houston by the Sweeny Family Sweeny Clock Triangle CEF I NA1970.001 -95.368361 29.762113 3
Acrylic, dye and ink on canvas 333 S. Jensen Dr. Houston, TX 77003 Axis Mundi Benito Huerta 1996 Gift of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston with funds provided by Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest fund. Additional support has been provided by the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Theatre CEF H 2009.006NA -95.344648 29.760309 4
Paint on Canvas mounted on Board 702 Kress Street, Houston, TX 77020 Untitled Josie Mendoza 1982 Art in Public Places Project made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Community Development Block Grant Tuttle Library Branch - Meeting room HPL B 1982.001NA -95.307473 29.776439 3
Acrylic on commercially gessoed canvas 500 Texas Ave. Houston, TX 77002 The Quilting Party John Biggers 1980 Donated to the City of Houston by Mrs. Susan McAshan Wortham Theater Center CEF I NA1981.007 -95.366851 29.762469 2
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<h1>Materials in Houston Public Art</h1>
<p>The number of <strong>unique materials</strong> used in the construction of public art installations on display in Houston. You can explore the source data over at the City of Houston's <a href="http://data.ohouston.org/dataset/public-art-on-display">Data Portal</a></p>
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