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  • 29° 25

    29° 25' 57" N and 98° 29' 13" W

    Artist: Stuart Allen
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: installations (visual works), steel-stainless, None
    Dimensions: 6-8' x 18'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Suspended steel panels containing colored steel wire shift and morph with changing patterns of color and texture as visitors pass by. 
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  • 29° 26

    29° 26' 00" N and 98° 29' 07" W

    Artist: Stuart Allen
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: installations (visual works), steel-stainless, None
    Dimensions: 6-8' x 18'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Suspended steel panels, containing colored steel wire,  shift and morph with changing patterns of color and texture as visitors pass by. (4 units total- measutments are per unit)
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  • A Can for All Sea...

    A Can for All Seasons

    Artist: Alejandro Diaz
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Dimensions: 4' x 3.5' diameter
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    This project comprises four mixed-media sculptures  used as seasonal planters in the upper level of the airport’s short-term parking garage.  They are replicas of Mexican brand-name canned goods.  The sculptures were inspired by the rural practice of
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  • Along Here and There

    Along Here and There

    Artist: Mark Schlesinger
    Details: installations (visual works), paint on stone/concrete, concrete
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    This public painting, as the artist calls it, runs along the extension of Jones Maltsberger Rd. in northeast San Antonio. It is made up of a series of diagonal lines and polygons in browns, yellow and green. The installation also includes utility
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  • American Odyssey

    American Odyssey

    Artist: Stephen Knapp
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic glaze, ceramic tile
    Dimensions: 8'9" x 37'
    Year completed: 1985

    Description:
    The largest glass glaze ceramic murals in the world, these three pieces were produced in Shigaraki, Japan, one of the historic ceramic villages in Japan. Having selected exotic flowers for a large atrium planting, the architect wanted to emphasize
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  • Arnold Park Playg...

    Arnold Park Playground (Toturf)

    Artist: Katie Pell
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: murals (any medium), Toturf, None
    Dimensions: 1000 sq. feet (each)
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Colorfully designed play surface pads, 2 total. Pad 1 is a combination of blue, orange and green organic shapes, and Pad 2 is a yellow and blue butterfly. Each surface is made out of TotTurf, a recycled rubber .
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  • Autumn in West Texas

    Autumn in West Texas

    Artist: Porfirio Salinas
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, None
    Dimensions: No Record Found
    Year completed: 1957

    Description:
    Large landscape of the Texas Hill Country in the fall. The artist was proclaimed to be " the best landscape painter in Texas" by President Johnson
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  • Ballroom Luminoso

    Ballroom Luminoso

    Artist: Joe & Blessing O'Connell & Hancock
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: installations (visual works), steel, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 4ft diameter
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    Ballroom Luminoso transforms an ordinary underpass into a community shadow theater. A series of six brilliantly lit, color-changing chandeliers hang from the underpass and each casts bright shapes and colored shadows approximately 40 feet. The
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  • Barbara Charline ...

    Barbara Charline Jordan

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 69" x 29" x 41", base 9.5" x 54"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size figure of Jordan at podium with hand pointing, left hand resting on pedestal w/papers on top.  Figure is portrayed giving animated speech.  Positioned on circular stone base.
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  • Bernard

    Bernard's Bench

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: bench, tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    The bench is composed of mosaic tile and small mementos contributed by the community and features the phrase 'Ars Longa, Vita Brevis' (“Art is Long, Life is Short”).  The artwork is in honor of the memory of Bernard Lifshutz and clearly establishes
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  • Birth of a City

    Birth of a City

    Artist: Angel Rodriguez-Diaz
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), giclee-printed, None
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    Large panoramic image of the city at night.  The photo is a giclee print embellished with paint.
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  • Brackenridge Park...

    Brackenridge Park Broadway Entrance

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: metalwork, steel, None
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    Ornate metal entryway with embedded organic-themed  designs.
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  • Brackenridge Park...

    Brackenridge Park Parking Garage

    Artist: Cakky Brawley
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture (visual work), aluminum (metal), LED lighting
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Cool blue LED lighting emanates from Brawley's cut, brushed metal screen surrounding a tower of the parking garage. 
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  • Brackenridge Park...

    Brackenridge Park Trail Markers

    Artist: Susan Budge
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: ceramics (objects), ceramic (material), None
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    Waterworks: Dark blue and green horizontal form represents a flowing stream of water. Anaqua: Fired clay, burnt orange, vertical bird head, pointing towards the sky, with hollow eye, and small anaqua seed in the its mouth. Quercus: Dark green diamond
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  • Brook in the Hollow

    Brook in the Hollow

    Artist: Jack Robbins
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2005

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

    Butterfly

    Artist: Jack Robbins
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel, None
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:
    Galvanized steel sculpture with multiple snout-nosed butterfly silhouettes surrounding a central column. Located at Prue Rd. and Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails at Leon Creek in northwest San Antonio.
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  • Caballo Tamaño Gr...

    Caballo Tamaño Grande

    Artist: Fernando Botero
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 36 x 38 x 19 5/8
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    Botero bronze depicting a horse, on loan from the San Antonio Library Foundation.
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  • Charles Goodnight

    Charles Goodnight

    Artist: Jim Reno
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 86" x 33" x 35" x 48, base 4" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size portrait of Goodnight with a shotgun held across his middle body; dressed in full western wear with chaps and a hat
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  • Charles Goodnight

    Charles Goodnight

    Artist: Jim Reno
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 86" x 33" x 35" x 48, base 4" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life size portrait of Goodnight with a shotgun held across his middle body, dressed in full western wear with chaps and a hat
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  • Chips and Salsa

    Chips and Salsa

    Artist: Paige Holland
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, None
    Dimensions: 14' X 20'
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    Brightly colored cut steel cat and dog figures, approximately 14’ h x 20’ w, stand at the entrance to the city's animal care facility. 
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  • Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus

    Artist: Armando Dattelli
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: bronzes (sculptures), None, None
    Dimensions: 6' x 2'6" x 1'6", base 5' x 3'
    Year completed: 1957

    Description:
    Full length statue of the discoverer standing; dressed in cloak, clutching scroll in right hand, left hand resting on metal globe.
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  • Comanche Lookout ...

    Comanche Lookout Park Trail Markers

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: metalwork, aluminum (metal), steel-Corten
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Aluminum and steel trail markers used as wayfinding throughout Park.
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  • Confederate Memorial

    Confederate Memorial

    Artist: Frank Teich
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture (visual work), granite, abrasive
    Dimensions: 12' x 3' x 2' d, base 30' x 8' sq

    Description:
    "Our Confederate Dead," erected by Barnard E. Bee Chapter/ Daughters of the Confederacy
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  • Confluence: Flowi...

    Confluence: Flowing Together

    Artist: Ansen Seale
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: photomurals, UV-cured inks on acrylic panels, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 40" x 72" each
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Four niches in the lobby of the Lila Cockrell Theater. Each of the four photo/sculptures is lit from behind using LED panels for long life, low power consumption and limited UV radiation. The images themselves are multilayered within the 2.1-inch
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  • Convent Street Pa...

    Convent Street Park Light Fixtures

    Artist: Judith Maxwell
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: light art, copper (metal), lighting device components
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:

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  • Corazon

    Corazon

    Artist: Benito Huerta
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-Corten, bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 15'x11'x3'
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Inspired by San Antonio’s placement, geographically and culturally, at the center - or heart -  of the Americas, this piece is a bronze heart etched with a map of the American continent. Placed within an art nook at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention
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  • Core Samples

    Core Samples

    Artist: Chris Sauter
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), concrete, stone (rock)
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    His two outdoor sculptures resemble geological “core samples” that have been excavated from the library grounds. The second “core sample” sculpture in the courtyard seeps water into what looks like the hole from which it came, and also contains
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  • Cuentos Grotto

    Cuentos Grotto

    Artist: David Zamora Casas
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), acrylic paint, Masonite (TM)
    Dimensions: 15' x 11' x 3'
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Cuentos means stories. The grotto is a colorful representation of maps and history, and tells the story of San Antonio, also painted on the mural is the poem "The Voices of Yanaguana." 
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  • Day Star Archway

    Day Star Archway

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: sculpture (visual work), found objects, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 40' x 35 'x 6'
    Year completed: 1999

    Description:
    This monumental metal sculpture frames an entrance to a parking garage at the airport. It was created from airplane wings salvaged from a BAC 1-11 and has a computer-controlled LED light system.
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  • Deco District Bui...

    Deco District Building

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Façade treatment; interior wall mural. Light green and purple.
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  • Dr. Ferdinand Herff

    Dr. Ferdinand Herff

    Artist: Pompeo Coppini
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None

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

    Duck Pond

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: installations (visual works), steel, concrete
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Entryway and plaza consisting of eight steel columns supporting silhouettes of ducks in flight; columns arc around a curved wall.
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  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 73" x 30" x 12" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Portrait figure of a smiling Eisenhower walking; he wears a US Army General's uniform.
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  • East Commerce Str...

    East Commerce Street Benches

    Artist: James Hendricks
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: bench, steel, None
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    Artist-designed benches highlighting various characteristics of the city's East side along the Commerce Street neighborhood.
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  • Edwards Higgins W...

    Edwards Higgins White

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 81" x 41" x 28", base 7"x 61"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Life-size standing figure of White w/his left leg forward (walking position).  Dressed in an astronaut's suit w/astronaut helmet in right hand held next to his body.  His left arm is held slightly away from body w/hand and open fingers spread.
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  • El Rio Habla (The...

    El Rio Habla (The River Speaks)

    Artist: Celia Muñoz
    Category: categoryRiver categoryDowntown
    Details: installations (visual works), stone (rock), metal
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    The unique artworks for this area comprise six landings that include wall text, stone work, decorative pavement treatments, and various incorporated waterfalls. 
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  • El Rio Habla/The ...

    El Rio Habla/The River Speaks

    Artist: Celia Alvarez Muñoz
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: installations (visual works), stone (rock), metal
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    The unique artworks for this area comprise six landings that include wall text, stone work, decorative pavement treatments, and various incorporated waterfalls.  
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  • Elements

    Elements

    Artist: James Hetherington
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-galvanized, None
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Working 40-foot windmill of galvanized steel greets visitors and goes well with the rustic architecture and rural surroundings. This non-traditional hybrid windmill will harvest power from the intermittent wind source and, through a generator,
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  • Everything Was Close

    Everything Was Close

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryNeighborhood categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: installations (visual works), concrete, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Text and photos embedded into concrete depicting histories collected from area residents.
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  • F.I.S.H

    F.I.S.H

    Artist: Donald Lipski
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: sculpture (visual work), fiberglass, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 240' by 160'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Twenty-five 7-foot-long fiberglass replicas of native-long eared sunfish along the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River, suspended from an underpass, lit from within at night
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  • Falcone Park Benches

    Falcone Park Benches

    Artist: Leticia Huerta
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: bench, limestone, None
    Dimensions: 2' x 2' x 4'
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Limestone benches with carved native tree  foliage and descriptive text: pecan, live oak, cedar elm and mesquite.  
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  • Fiesta Tower

    Fiesta Tower

    Artist: Dale Chihuly
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), glass-art, None
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    Large assemblage of multicolored glass forms. Placed in the Central Library's interior atrium. Quote from Artist: " Each hand blown piece of this tower represents the multicultural qualities of the San Antonio community and the role the Central
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  • Foundations

    Foundations

    Artist: Chris Sauter
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: paintings (visual works), acrylic paint, mixed media
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Mixed-media mural metaphorically illustrates the deep stretch of geological history that lies beneath the grounds of the new library. The layers include paint, dirt, magazine clippings, and other 2D historical objects.
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  • Francisco Madero

    Francisco Madero

    Artist: Juan Antonio Lugo
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Madero was a leader of the Mexican Revolution and served as President if Mexico until 1913
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  • Francisco Madero

    Francisco Madero

    Artist: Juan Antonio Lugo
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Madero was a leader of the Mexican Revolution and served as President if Mexico until 1913
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  • Francois Pierre G...

    Francois Pierre Giraud

    Artist: Anthony Gonzalez
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, oil on canvas
    Dimensions: 20"x16"
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Mayoral Portrait
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  • Fulton Street Enh...

    Fulton Street Enhancements

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryNeighborhood categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    Tile and stone mosaic on retaining wall featuring memorabilia collected from area residents; floral mural on underpass support walls
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  • Gateways: The Fou...

    Gateways: The Four Directions

    Artist: Rolando Briseño
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: paintings (visual works), glass-art, paint
    Dimensions: 43 windows total
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Along the window bays of the concourse is a colorful frieze of art glass depicting historic doorways and architectural portals found throughout San Antonio. The project includes 43 total window treatments, each a unique building facade in San
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  • George W. Carver ...

    George W. Carver Bust

    Artist: Jonas Perkins
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None

    Description:
    This bust of the prominent scientist and inventor George Washington Carver welcomes visitors to the Carver Community Cultural Center, named in his honor. The Carver was built by the city in 1929 as the Colored Branch of the
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  • Glorieta

    Glorieta

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: installations (visual works), bronze (metal), mixed media
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    Cast bronze and natural tree-trunk slices. Located at the intersection of two pedestrian pathways in the Park (glorieta is Spanish for traffic circle).  The name also refers to "La Gloria," or "heaven," in Spanish
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  • Golden Age

    Golden Age

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture (visual work), wheels, steel
    Dimensions: 6 wheels 6 feet diameter each
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    Golden Age is inspired by the artists memories of prairie grass fires.The wheels appear to float slightly above the grass and are rimmed in a band of gold “sequins” that sparkle and shimmer in the sun and breeze creating a dynamic effect that evokes
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  • Great Northwest L...

    Great Northwest Library Project

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

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

    Grotto

    Artist: Carlos Cortes
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: None, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    The three-story, dream-like sculpted structure is located in a bend of the river between the Camden and Newell Street bridges, adorning both roadway and riverway.
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  • Grotto de San Ant...

    Grotto de San Antonio

    Artist: Cakky Brawley
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture (visual work), aluminum (metal), None
    Dimensions: 15' x 11' x 3'
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Decorative metalwork depicting Saint Anthony installed in art niche at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
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  • Harmony en La Esq...

    Harmony en La Esquina

    Artist: Gaspar Enríquez
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: drawings (visual works), Air-brushed acrylic polymer on Alumalite, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Large airbrushed portrayal of  young men and women gathered en la esquina (on the corner) of their neighborhood.
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  • Henry B. Gonzalez

    Henry B. Gonzalez

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 78" x 27" x 22" x 47", base 6" x 49"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size standing portrait figure of Gonzalez in a suit.  His arms are bent with hands in front of chest.  The index finger right pointing to center finger on left hand which is open.
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  • High Rise/Descent

    High Rise/Descent

    Artist: Henry Stein
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 1995

    Description:

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  • Hill Country Wate...

    Hill Country Water Cycles

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Tile mural depicting the Canyon area's natural history and themes of water; Includes a wall mural and a floor mosaic mural.
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  • Homage to Shigaraki

    Homage to Shigaraki

    Artist: Stephen Knapp
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic glaze, ceramic tile
    Dimensions: 8'9"x 24' 6"
    Year completed: 1985

    Description:
    The largest glass glaze ceramic murals in the world, these three pieces were produced in Shigaraki, Japan, one of the historic ceramic villages in Japan. Having selected exotic flowers for a large atrium planting, the architect wanted to emphasize
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  • Howard Robard Hughes

    Howard Robard Hughes

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 77" x 28" x 22", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size standing portrait figure of Hughes, right hand holding drill bits, left hand gloved and free from body.
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  • Howard W. Peak

    Howard W. Peak

    Artist: Anthony Gonzalez
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, oil on canvas
    Dimensions: 30" x 24"
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Mayoral Portrait
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  • I remember Everyt...

    I remember Everything (Chimney, Wing, Bench)

    Artist: Ries Niemi
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-stainless, None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Ries Niemi’s three stainless steel outdoor works are abstract, but based on local symbols and history. A stylized wing-shape symbolizes aviation’s role in developing San Antonio.  A large open bench is styled loosely on the architecture of Municipal
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  • Index for Contemp...

    Index for Contemplation

    Artist: Margo Sawyer
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: installations (visual works), mixed media, LED lighting
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:

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  • Joe Ward Park Com...

    Joe Ward Park Community Center

    Artist: Dale Jenssen
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), ceramic tile, None
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:

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  • José Navarro

    José Navarro

    Artist: Juan Dell
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, metal, metal
    Dimensions: 32 x 33 x77
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Standing bronze statue of Navarro wearing a period suit: long frock coat and trousers that come over his shoes, a shirt, tie, and vest. Figure holds scroll in right hand at waist level. Left hand holds cane.
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  • Katherine Ann Porter

    Katherine Ann Porter

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 71" x 40"x 32.5", base 6" x 60"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Figure of the writer walking down two steps, leaning forward with right leg on front step and left leg on upper step, holds book in right hand. 
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  • La Veladora of Ou...

    La Veladora of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Artist: Jesse Trevino
    Category: categoryNeighborhood categoryFacilities
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    The ceramic mural includes a 3-dimensional votive candle, or veladora, with an eternal flame facing Guadalupe Street.  The flame is intended to serve as a neighborhood beacon.
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  • Lackland Terrace ...

    Lackland Terrace Skate Park

    Artist: Katie Pell
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), concrete, paint on stone/concrete
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:
    Skateboarding structure with stained concrete Dia de los Muertos design
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  • Lavaca Bus Shelter

    Lavaca Bus Shelter

    Artist: Carlos Cortés
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: public sculpture, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Covered bench at a bus stop created from concrete in the faux-bois technique to look like thatched tree forms. 
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  • Life Cycle of the...

    Life Cycle of the Gulf Coast Toad

    Artist: Diana Kersey
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), clay, ceramic glaze
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Bridge design includes 24 ceramic panels integrated into the cement guardrails of the bridge. Each unique insert features designs that portray the life cycle of the Gulf Coast Toad, which is commonly found in Brackenridge Park.
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  • Light Channels

    Light Channels

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: light art, LED lighting, aluminum (metal)
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    The artwork utilizes LED lighting systems to create slowly-changing color patterns onto surrounding columns and sidewalks. In addition to lighting, the project includes nine aluminum-capped sculptural columns at both bridge entrances, creating a
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  • Lone Star Candelier

    Lone Star Candelier

    Artist: Anita Valencia
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: installations (visual works), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Large-scale, star-shaped chandelier made of 1,895 recycled aluminum cans.
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  • Lumen

    Lumen

    Artist: Ann Gardner
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: amenities, abrasive, abrasive
    Dimensions: 4’ x 16’ x 16’ d

    Description:
    The sculpture is a large, sunlike circular coil that is 16 feet in diameter and composed of a series of spiraling loops. The surface is made from thousands of small, hand-cut pieces of glass, each one backed with metal leaf to reflect the light. The
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  • Lyndon Baines Joh...

    Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 80" x 29" x 21.5", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Life-size standing portrait figure of Johnson standing with arm to his side, hat in his right hand next to his body.  Left hand is in his coat pocket.
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  • Marney Plaza

    Marney Plaza

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, concrete
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Three mosaic-covered concrete spheres that serve as pedestrian seating and amenities. The tile enhancements vary in shape and form and are intended to provide a cheerful and inviting environment.
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  • Maury Maverick Br...

    Maury Maverick Branch Library Facade

    Artist: Henry Rayburn
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: signage, mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    The design enhancement builds on and elaborates the architects' early design ideas while bringing his own talents and experience with collages and artistic use of letter forms to the design. Rayburn's design successfully expresses the combination of
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  • Maverick Tile Mural

    Maverick Tile Mural

    Artist: Ethel Wilson Harris
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic tile, None
    Year completed: 1930

    Description:
    Romantic images of village life in Mexico are set on a colorful tile mural crafted in the 1930’s by Mexican Arts and Crafts, a San Antonio company owned and run by Ethel Wilson Harris.
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  • Mildred "Babe" Za...

    Mildred "Babe" Zaharias

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 71" x 19" x 15", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Standing bronze portrait figure swinging golf club on circular granite base.  Rectangular self base under figure.
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  • Millrace Bridge

    Millrace Bridge

    Artist: Diana Kersey
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), clay, ceramic glaze
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Bridge design includes 24 ceramic panels integrated into the cement guardrails of the bridge. Each unique insert features designs that portray various golf scenes, referencing the historic relevance of the game to Brackenridge Park.
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  • Mockert Street Pr...

    Mockert Street Project

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Series of eight ceramic tile-covered bollards to be used as seating/public gathering areas.
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  • Moses Austin

    Moses Austin

    Artist: Waldine Tauch
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), granite
    Dimensions: 8' x 4' x 1'6", base 3' x 3'
    Year completed: 1936

    Description:
    Larger than life-size portrait figure on an octagonal bronze pedestal.  Figure is facing to the west holding scroll (a land grant from the Spanish government for an Anglo-American settlement in Texas) in outstretched right hand, hat in left hand. 
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  • Nani Falcone Skat...

    Nani Falcone Skate Park Mural

    Artist: Katie Pell
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), concrete, paint on stone/concrete
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Concrete skateboarding installation with painted design of a green snake.
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  • Nelson C. Wolff

    Nelson C. Wolff

    Artist: Anthony Gonzales
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Mayoral portrait of Nelson C. Wolff.
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  • Nessie

    Nessie

    Artist: Elizabeth Carrington
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel, None
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Cut steel silhouette of the Loch Ness Monster.
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  • Never Forget

    Never Forget

    Artist: Jesse Amado
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-stainless, None
    Dimensions: 11' X 12'
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Hollow tube aluminum letters stacked into a column, spelling 'Never Forget' - a recollection of September 11, 2001.
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  • Nostalgia, Texas

    Nostalgia, Texas

    Artist: Gary Sweeney
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: signboards, porcelain enamel, None
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    A series of 8 porcelain enameled signs resemble nostalgic baggage labels and poke gentle fun at San Antonio and South Texas. The signs are placed along the roadway running between the short-term and long-term parking facilities.
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  • Palimpsest #5

    Palimpsest #5

    Artist: Anita Valencia
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, None

    Description:
    Colorful abstract 
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  • Passing Light

    Passing Light

    Artist: Christopher Janney
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: sound sculpture, sound device components, glass
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    This installation helps to direct parking lot patrons to Terminal 1 along an avenue covered by a festive colored skylight. This public artwork integrates time and the sun’s movement across the sky. The skylight casts a rainbow of colors into the
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  • Phil Hardberger

    Phil Hardberger

    Artist: Angel Rodriguez-Diaz
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, None
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Mayoral Portrait
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  • Prairie Grass

    Prairie Grass

    Artist: Beth Galston
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel-powder, steel-stainless
    Year completed: 2014

    Description:
    Light and color are important elements of the piece.  During the day, the shiny stainless steel stalks and glossy golden seed elements interact with changing sunlight.  At night, up lighting creates drama as it glistens off the sculptural elements,
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  • Puente de Encuent...

    Puente de Encuentros (Bridge of Encounters)

    Artist: Rolando Briseño
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, None
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:
    Rolando Briseno’s McCullough Avenue project creates elevated sculptural forms that celebrate the river and communicateto those at street level that something special is happening in this area. This artwork transforms an ordinary sidewalk into ascenic
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  • Puente de Ripplin...

    Puente de Rippling Shadows (Bridge of Rippling Shadows)

    Artist: Rolando Briseño
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-aluminum alloy (1), steel
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:
    More than two dozen steel structures extending up from the railings with galvanized limbs supporting overlapping concentric discs of perforated aqua metal sheets, meant to evoke the feeling of rippilng water.
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  • Quanah Parker

    Quanah Parker

    Artist: Jim Reno
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 81" x 37" x 16", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Standing figure of the Comanche chief holding spear in right hand.
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  • Quanah Parker

    Quanah Parker

    Artist: Jim Reno
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 81" x 37" x 16", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Standing figure of the Comanche chief holding spear in right hand.
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  • Rack-n-Roll Bike ...

    Rack-n-Roll Bike Racks

    Artist: Barbara Levine
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: amenities, steel, None
    Dimensions: 14' x 6 1/4'
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    These artistic bike racks resemble colorful seaforms and otherworldly cactus clusters. Nine San Antonio biking destinations were selected including the Alamodome, HBG Convention Center, SA Museum of Art, Carver Center, King William Park, Southtown,
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  • Rainbow Hills Mos...

    Rainbow Hills Mosaics

    Artist: Jack Robbins
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), glass, None
    Dimensions: 16" x 16" x 2 1/4"
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Byzantine glass mosaic tile mural depicting a vine and sports motif.
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  • Red Bird

    Red Bird

    Artist: Michael Lance
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: Kinetic (style), steel, None
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Bright red kinetic sculpture was placed at the park’s summit overlooking the river and resembles an intertwining abstract whirligig atop a pole pedestal. 
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  • River Origin and ...

    River Origin and Movements #1

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryRiver categoryDowntown
    Details: metalwork, steel, metal
    Dimensions: 2 x 120' by 3' 6"
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Abstract interpretations of the inspiring visual imagery of the river below become fluid lines of forged steel in the handsof artist, George Schroeder. Schroeder CNC-cut and then manually heated, twisted, hammered and shaped thousands ofstrips of
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  • River Origin and ...

    River Origin and Movements #2

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: None, steel, metal
    Dimensions: 2 x 120' by 3' 6"
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Abstract interpretations of the inspiring visual imagery of the river below become fluid lines of forged steel in the handsof artist, George Schroeder. Schroeder CNC-cut and then manually heated, twisted, hammered and shaped thousands ofstrips of
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  • River Walk Mosaic...

    River Walk Mosaic Murals

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    11 mosaic tile murals located on the riverwalk between Travis and Richmond streets, 1999-2003 bond.
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  • River Walk Park (...

    River Walk Park (SAWS water pump # 2 enclosure)

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: None, steel, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Cut steel enclosure surrounding water tower in River Walk Park.
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  • Rosa Parks Way En...

    Rosa Parks Way Enhancements

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Located along Houston street- the art work includes stone pavers, mosaic tiles and found objects embedded within the walkways. The artist intended to highlight the tradition of stone masonry and brick work.  Text reads "Rosa Parks Way"
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  • Sam Houston

    Sam Houston

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 83" x 56" x 30", base 6" x 69.5"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Life-size portrait figure of Houston.  His right hand holds a walking stick that extends to the base.  His left hand is on his waist and he wears a large duster coat.
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  • San Antonio de Padua

    San Antonio de Padua

    Artist: Louis Rodriguez
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, marble (rock), granite
    Dimensions: 72" x 24" x 19", base 42" x 58" x 44"
    Year completed: 1955

    Description:
    Traditional figure of Saint Anthony holding a spray of lilies and a Bible, designed by the artist, who went to Italy to choose the marble and direct the sculpting of the figure by artisans in the village of Pietrasanta.
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  • San Antonio-Cibol...

    San Antonio-Cibolo (Confluence Series)

    Artist: Ansen Seale
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: photo, UV-cured inks on acrylic panels, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 96" x 48" x 2.1"
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Fifty-six self-illuminated photographs, suspended from the ceiling on the North and South walls of the theaterhouse. The overall installation forms a single image of water spanning the entire wall on each side of thehouse.The image is printed
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  • Scott Joplin

    Scott Joplin

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 73" x 30" x 34", base 31" x 62" x 62"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size sculpture of Joplin with right leg on a bronze stool.  Left hand holds music sheet with "Maple Leaf Rag" printed on it and half complete score.  Poised in the air is his right hand with a pen.
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  • Shimmer Field

    Shimmer Field

    Artist: Martin Richman
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: light art, LED lighting, Plexiglas (TM)
    Dimensions: 100' x 55'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Layers of hanging plexiglass tiles below the bridge cast light onto the river and pedestrians below
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  • Soccer Ball (Cule...

    Soccer Ball (Culebra Park)

    Artist: Riley Robinson
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel, None
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Dome-shaped cut steel representation of half of a soccer ball emerging from the ground.
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  • Soccer Ball (Pear...

    Soccer Ball (Pearsall Park)

    Artist: Riley Robinson
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel, None
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Dome-shaped cut steel representation of half of a soccer ball emerging from the ground.
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  • Some Things I

    Some Things I've Experienced in South Texas

    Artist: Alex DeLeon
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic and ceramic products, mixed media
    Dimensions: 15 'x 11' x 3'
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Mural mosaics on walls of grotto depicting contemporary experiences.
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  • Sonic Passage

    Sonic Passage

    Artist: Bill Fontana
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: sound sculpture, sound tracks, None
    Dimensions: 120' x 130'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Audio equipment and a three-zone speaker system 'wash' pedestrians and boat passengers in the sounds of the San Antonio River.
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  • Spheres and Cone

    Spheres and Cone

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), wood and wood products, None
    Year completed: 1998

    Description:

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  • Spirit

    Spirit

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-Corten, None
    Dimensions: 20’ x 15’
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Placed outside the Library facility, this rustic forged steel sculpture consists of three vertical elements that arc and extend to the sky.
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  • Spirit of Sacrifi...

    Spirit of Sacrifice (The Alamo Cenotaph)

    Artist: Pompeo Coppini
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture in the round, marble-pink, granite
    Dimensions: 60' x 58 x 13' base 1'7" x 58' x 13'6"
    Year completed: 1939

    Description:
    Cenotaph memorial to fallen Alamo heroes: a large rectangular shaft with a wedge at lower area.  Includes a large figure with two smaller figures huddled below to represent the spirit of the heroes rising from the dead.
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  • Stephen Fuller Austin

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 85" x 65" x 60"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    This sculpture comprises two figures: an older and a younger Austin. The young one is seated in buckskins to the back of the older figure in swallowtails. Younger Austin holds a scroll. The piece has no base; it is placed on stone pavement. 
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  • Stinson Airport C...

    Stinson Airport Compass

    Artist: Cakky Brawley
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: floors (surface elements), terrazzo, aluminum (metal)
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Traditional compass design in gray decorates the floor of the central entrance into the Stinson Airport Administration Building.
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  • Stone Oak Shadows

    Stone Oak Shadows

    Artist: Peter Zubiate
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel-powder, wood and wood products
    Dimensions: 8 x 8'
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Cut steel tree shadows are supported by reclaimed tree trunks, creating large 'trunk' benches that are shaded by the shadow silhouettes.
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  • Suitcase Portraits

    Suitcase Portraits

    Artist: Chuck Ramirez
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: photographs, photographic film (photographic materials), lighting device components
    Dimensions: 5' x 6' (12 pieces)
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    “Suitcase Portraits" is a series of twelve light boxes housing individual photographs of twelve opened suitcases and their contents. The contents depict a diverse and often humorous range of travelers’ belongings.
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  • The Beacon

    The Beacon

    Artist: Angel Rodriguez-Diaz
    Category: categoryNeighborhood categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-Corten, lighting device components
    Dimensions: 28' h
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    28-foot-tall illuminated sculpture serves as a "signifier” to identify the crossroad between Blanco Road and Fulton Street in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. With its perforated design on all sides and illuminated from within like a luminaria (Mexican
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  • The Search

    The Search

    Artist: Stephen Knapp
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic glaze, ceramic tile
    Dimensions: 8'9"x 24' 6"
    Year completed: 1985

    Description:
    The largest glass glaze ceramic murals in the world, these three pieces were produced in Shigaraki, Japan, one of the historic ceramic villages in Japan. Having selected exotic flowers for a large atrium planting, the architect wanted to emphasize
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  • The Traveler

    The Traveler's Notebook

    Artist: Henry Stein
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    This mixed-media project consists of a series of artist-fabricated panels resembling a printer's case that are located in the branch library's main lobby area. Each independent panel is composed of a grid-like pattern that contains images and
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  • Toolyard

    Toolyard

    Artist: Riley Robinson
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-galvanized, None
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    A "yard" of 11 galvanized steel tools standing outside the fencing of the Service Center, and six Wrench Benches interspersed throughout the facility. 
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  • Torch of Friendsh...

    Torch of Friendship (Antorcha de Amistad)

    Artist: Sebastián Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Two-ton orange steel sculpture measuring 65 ft. in height; the sculpture’s design represents two cultures, two languages and two roads merging into one. 
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  • Toribio Losoya

    Toribio Losoya

    Artist: William Easley
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), granite
    Dimensions: 7' x 5' x 1'3", base 20" x 51" x 44"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Life-size figure of Alamo defender Toribio Losoya in a challenging stance, holding out a gun in his right hand.
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  • Trains

    Trains

    Artist: Riley Robinson
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, None
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Train silhouettes along the railings on the Hay Street Bridge pay tribute to the trains that historically operated under the Hays Street Bridge.
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  • Trolley Station T...

    Trolley Station Tiles

    Artist: Ann Adams
    Details: ceramics (objects), ceramic tile, None
    Dimensions: 14" square
    Year completed: 2000

    Description:
    Decorative mosaic tile work incorporated into trolley station columns; a spiral floor design also leads down to River level- 11 columns, 4 tiles per column, 44 total tiles
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  • Turkey Roost

    Turkey Roost

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Mosaic tile laid into the concrete floor at Turkey Roost Pavilion in McAllister Park.The mosaic features turkey related imagery as well as fossils found in the park.
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  • Unamita

    Unamita

    Artist: Sebastián Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, None
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Abstract in dark-blue in dark blue powder coated steel. A gift  to UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) from Gilberto Borja Navarrete.
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  • Under the Over Br...

    Under the Over Bridge

    Artist: Mark Schlesinger
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: paintings (visual works), polymer paint, paint
    Dimensions: 100' by 44'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Bands of polymer stucco and aluminum framed, stainless steel panels with powder-coated paints and color; bolted to ceiling of underpass and lit by flood lights
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  • Unity Plaza

    Unity Plaza

    Artist: Jefre Manuel
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: mosaics (visual works), stone (rock), tile
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:
    Conical steel structure with a beacon that lights up the sky at night. Large mosaic tile plaza, depicting a map or 'grid' of San Antonio, that is illuminated at night, part of a major project at the city's new Public Safety headquarters
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  • Untitled (1731 Ar...

    Untitled (1731 Arrival of Canary Islanders)

    Artist: Mary Vance-Green
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: ceramics (objects), ceramic tile, ceramic glaze
    Year completed: 1941

    Description:
    The sculptural tiles were designed by artist Mary Vance Green, and carved, glazed and fired by students from the National Youth Administration(NYA) program.
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  • Untitled (Bench)

    Untitled (Bench)

    Artist: Carlos Cortés
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: bench, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:

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  • Untitled (Ceiling...

    Untitled (Ceiling Installation)

    Artist: Alex Brochon
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: installations (visual works), photograph components, mixed media
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Graphically illustrated ceiling panels are suspended from the walls and extend onto the ceiling of the building’s main lobby.  The panels reflect various aspects of the history of literacy.
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  • Untitled (Concret...

    Untitled (Concrete Trellis)

    Artist: Carlos Cortés
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: bench, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Concrete trellis, created in the faux-bois technique to replicate trees that also acts as a flying buttress, supporting the adjacent wall.
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  • Untitled (Eras of...

    Untitled (Eras of Exploration, Missionary Expeditions, Colonization, and Modern Times)

    Artist: Mary Aubrey Keating
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), oil paint, None
    Year completed: 1940

    Description:
    Four murals depicting different eras of San Antonio's history painted by Mary Aubrey Keating, a native of San Antonio.  The murals were originally installed in the Main Library (now the Briscoe Art Museum).  In July 2000, restoration of the paintings
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  • Untitled (Grotto)

    Untitled (Grotto)

    Artist: Say Si
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: installations (visual works), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    A stylized serape,  this grotto evokes San Antonio’s multi-cultural heritage and history.  In addition to the simple, colorful design, the grotto’s floor includes a meandering, mosaic river and concrete cactus plants.
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  • Untitled (Lovers ...

    Untitled (Lovers Chair)

    Artist: Carlos Cortés
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: bench, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Two-person chair created in the faux-bois technique to replicate a fallen tree stump.
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  • Untitled (skate p...

    Untitled (skate park tiles)

    Artist: Susan Budge
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: ceramics (objects), ceramic tile, None
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Playful, bright-colored ceramic tiles built into a wall at LBJ Skate Park.
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  • Walk This Way (Pl...

    Walk This Way (Please Stay in Line)

    Artist: Gary Sweeney
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: floors (surface elements), terrazzo, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Terrazzo floor tiles include text and shoe imagery. Humorous text and the placement of the shoes create a whimsical and approachable art piece that swirls around the lobby and leads to the outside where the shoes wander down the street. Different
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  • Walters Street

    Walters Street

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), concrete, ceramic tile
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    Sculptural mosaics placed along the sidewalks of Walters Street. These designs reference the history of the surrounding neighborhood and honor landmarks that were integral to the economic development of the area. The 3’ X 9’ mosaics are placed in
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  • Wildflowers

    Wildflowers

    Artist: Jim Stoker
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, None

    Description:
    Abstract in pinks and blues.
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  • Woodlawn Avenue B...

    Woodlawn Avenue Bus Shelter

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: bench, steel, None
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:

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  • Zarzamora

    Zarzamora

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), ceramic tile, concrete
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    Threesculptural mosaics placed along the sidewalks of Zarzamora Street. Thesedesigns reference the history of the surrounding neighborhood and honorlandmarks that were integral to the economic development of the area. The 3’ X 9’ mosaics are placed
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