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Large Covered Wagon

 Anon.
Finished in 2004

by: Tom Otterness
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 7 x 15 3/8 x 4 feet

Location

Downtown, Joslyn
Joslyn Art Museum Sculpture Garden 2200 Dodge St.
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Description

a bronze caricature of a pipe–smoking pioneer woman driving a covered wagon hitched to a yoked ox; two children wrestle in the back of the wagon

Additional Information

Humorous and irreverent, Otterness’ stylized bronze figures combine into sculptural ensembles that explore the range of human experience, from grand ambition to common foibles, plucking imagery and themes from popular culture and subtly transforming them into amusing commentary on modern society. Gift of Willis A. Strauss Family, 2009