House Dreaming

July 26, 2016

Location:  Triangle Park, McGee Trafficway and Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO

 

Owner:  Gillham Row Home Owners Association (sculpture), Jackson County, Missouri (park)

 

Artist:  Steven Whitacre

 

Dedicated:  December 4, 2005

 

Medium:  Painted steel

 

Description:

This large, red abstract scultpure is located in the Midtown District in the historic Longfellow Neighborhood.  It evokes architectural space similar to the works of Alexander Calder and Kenneth Snelson at Crown Center.  

 

It was commissioned by the Morgan Family Fund of the Greater Houston Community Foundation.  The sculptor, Steven Whitacre is a professor of art at the Kansas City Art Institute where the Morgans' daughter, Catherine Asher Morgan, earned her bachelor's in fine arts in 1998. Additional funding was provided by the Greater Downtown Development Authority, Kansas City Parks & Recreation and the Gillham Row Homeowners Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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