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Bloom

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by James LeFlore (Arts)

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"Bloom" by San Antonio artist Leticia Huerta is comprised of three unique metal sculptures. These 12-feet tall sculptures are series a wildflowers created from elements that resemble larger-than-life bicycle parts. The artwork takes inspiration from trail users and the native wildflowers nearby. The surrounding area has been shaped by years of flooding which has created a rough terrain ideal for hikers and mountain bikers. Silver rings are placed on the flower stems to indicate various flood level. The "Blooms" found at this location are inspired by Winecup, Plains Coreopsis and Mexican Hat wildflowers. 



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Accession#: 2018.HEU.1
Artist First Name: Leticia
Artist Last Name: Huerta
More About Artist URL: http://www.leticiahuerta.com
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Type: environments (sculpture)
Media 1: steel
Media 2: powder coating
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Completion Year: 2018
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Location Name: McAllister Park / Mud Creek Trail
Artwork Address: 78232
Zip Code: 78232
Point X: -98.446641
Point Y: 29.561458
Additional Directions: Artwork accessible from Optimist's Pavilion and the Blue Trail off Buckhorn Road.
Council District: 10
Map Point Color: Green




Location


78232

Additional Directions: McAllister Park / Mud Creek Trail
Artwork accessible from Optimist's Pavilion and the Blue Trail off Buckhorn Road.

Bloom

Artist: Leticia Huerta
Category: categoryParks
Details: environments (sculpture), steel, powder coating
Date completed: 2018
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"Bloom" by San Antonio artist Leticia Huerta is comprised of three unique metal sculptures. These 12-feet tall sculptures are series a wildflowers created from elements that resemble larger-than-life bicycle parts. The artwork takes inspiration from trail users and the native wildflowers nearby. The surrounding area has been shaped by years of flooding which has created a rough terrain ideal for hikers and mountain bikers. Silver rings are placed on the flower stems to indicate various flood level. The "Blooms" found at this location are inspired by Winecup, Plains Coreopsis and Mexican Hat wildflowers. 




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