Open Book: The Life of R.R. Osborne
Owner: City of Olathe
Artist: Arlie and Dave Regier
Dates: 2003, Dedicated November 21, 2003
Medium: Stainless steel (sculpture), limestone (base)
The life of R.R. Osborne, his beginnings, achievement and legacy are represented by this book-shaped sculpture. It reflects the generosity and contributions he bestowed on the Olathe, its institutions and its people. The sculpture sits on top a large block of limestone. It sits in the southeast corner of R.R. Osborne Plaza and shares the plaza with the fountain, a large mural and another large stainless steel sculpture.