November 6, 2016

Location:  Brook Beatty Park, 8646 Lee Boulevard, Leawood, KS


Owner:  City of Leawood


Artist:  Wendell Castle


Dates:  Dedicated June 25, 2002

Medium:  Bronze



Artist Wendell Castle is considered to be the founding father of American furniture art.  The City of Leawood commissioned Castle to create this functional one-of-a-kind bronze bench.  Castle's style incorporates both organic and geometric forms.  This bench in Brook Beatty Park looks to be supported by upside-down flowers with a central trapezoidal shaft.  The area around the bench is specially landscaped to display the piece.




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