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Betty Ford , 1980

by Jonathan Haschka; Nick Chiburis

 

Mediums: Bronze

Location: Downtown; Gerald R Ford birth site 32nd and Woolworth. Located in the gardens.

Owner: City of Omaha

Additional Information: The President Gerald R. Ford Birth site and Gardens commemorates the birth of Leslie King, Jr., who later became Gerald R. Ford, Jr. and was eventually sworn in as the thirty-eighth president of the United States of America in 1974. In 1971 President Ford's birthplace home was razed following a fire. Upon Ford's succession to the presidency in 1974, Omaha businessman James M. Paxton purchased the property intending to build a memorial on the site. In 1977 the birth site was dedicated.


Gerald R Ford , 1980

by Jonathan Haschka; Nick Chiburis

 

Mediums: Bronze

Location: Downtown; Gerald R Ford birth site 32nd and Woolworth. Located in the gardens.

Owner: City of Omaha

Additional Information: The President Gerald R. Ford Birth site and Gardens commemorates the birth of Leslie King, Jr., who later became Gerald R. Ford, Jr. and was eventually sworn in as the thirty-eighth president of the United States of America in 1974. In 1971 President Ford's birthplace home was razed following a fire. Upon Ford's succession to the presidency in 1974, Omaha businessman James M. Paxton purchased the property intending to build a memorial on the site. In 1977 the birth site was dedicated.


Mangonel II , 1980

by Sidney Buchanan

 

Mediums: Steel

Location: Gene Leahy Mall; Gene Leahy Mall 1302 Farnam located on the grass near the water east of the 13th St. Bridge

Owner: City of Omaha

Additional Information: Purchased and donated to city by the Metropolitan Arts Council, Art in Public Places Committee. Mangonel refers to a medieval catapult.


Pawn , ca. 1980

by Sidney Buchanan

 

Mediums: Steel

Location: Joslyn; Joslyn Art Museum Sculpture Garden 2200 Dodge St.

Owner: Joslyn Art Museum

Additional Information: Sidney Buchanan is perhaps the best known Nebraska artist working in welded metal sculpture. A former professor of sculpture at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Buchanan’s monumental, imposing public art is on view throughout Omaha. His reconstructed found-art sculptures are shaped from junkyard pieces of steel — 1950s auto bumpers, chunks of locomotives and boilers, and twisted beams from demolished buildings. This piece was a gift to the Joslyn museum by Philip J. Willson in 2008.


Sullivan's Passage , 1980

by George Trakas

 

Mediums: Steel, Granite

Location: Downtown; In front of the Omaha Opportunities Industrial Center (OOIC) Building 2724 N. 24th St.

Owner: Omaha Opportunities and Industrialization Center


Sushi Pei Suscipie , c 1980

by Jonathan Haschka

 

Mediums: Bronze

Location: Creighton University; Creighton University 2500 California Ave. South entrance to the Commercial Arts building

Owner: Creighton University


Untitled , c. 1980

by Jonathan Haschka

 

Mediums: Stone, Wood

Location: Creighton University; Creighton University 2500 California Ave. Located outside the South entrance to the Humanities building

Owner: Creighton University


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