Public Art

Public Artworks List

Brook in the Hollow
Brook in the Hollow
Artist: Jack Robbins
Location: Brookhollow Branch Library
Date completed: 2005

Fabricated storybook "pop-up" tree and vines referencing children's concept of "the brook in the hollow."

Caballo Tamaño Gr...
Caballo Tamaño Grande
Artist: Fernando Botero
Location: Central Library
Date completed: 2008

Botero bronze depicting a horse, on loan from the San Antonio Library Foundation.



Core Samples
Core Samples
Artist: Chris Sauter
Location: Mission Branch Library
Date completed: 2011

His two outdoor sculptures resemble geological “core samples” that have been excavated from the library grounds. The second “core sample”
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District 2 Branch...
District 2 Branch Library
Artist: Cakky Brawley
Location: Schaefer Branch Library
Date completed: 2017

San Antonio artist, Cakky Brawley, created Past, Present, and Future for the new District 2 Schaefer Branch Library. The artwork
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Dr. Ferdinand Herff
Dr. Ferdinand Herff
Artist: Pompeo Coppini
Location: Briscoe Museum - Public Library Area

Portrait bust of Ferdinand Ludwig Herff, an influential German-born physician who helped organize the Texas Medical Association.

Elements
Elements
Artist: James Hetherington
Location: John Igo Branch Library
Date completed: 2007

Working 40-foot windmill of galvanized steel greets visitors and goes well with the rustic architecture and rural surroundings. This
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Fiesta Tower
Fiesta Tower
Artist: Dale Chihuly
Location: Central Library
Date completed: 2003

Large assemblage of multicolored glass forms. Placed in the Central Library's interior atrium. Quote from Artist: " Each hand blown piece of
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Foundations
Foundations
Artist: Chris Sauter
Location: Mission Branch Library
Date completed: 2011

Mixed-media mural metaphorically illustrates the deep stretch of geological history that lies beneath the grounds of the new library. The
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Great Northwest L...
Great Northwest Library Project
Artist: Twyla Arthur
Location: Great Northwest Library
Date completed: 2005

This tile mosaic floor treatment creates a flowing "river" from the entryway of the expansion all the way through the building. 

Maury Maverick Br...
Maury Maverick Branch Library Facade
Artist: Henry Rayburn
Location: Maury Maverick Branch Library
Date completed: 2005

The design enhancement builds on and elaborates the architects' early design ideas while bringing his own talents and experience with
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