ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
LSA Building Facade Bas Reliefs, 1948
Artworks: Architectural

Materials
Limestone, Aluminum
Dates
  • Installed, 1948
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Description
The subjects of the seven stone reliefs are Naturalist, Adventurers, Scientists, Musicians, Hiawatha, Aesop’s Fables and a Student Motif. The 30 smaller reliefs of aluminum represent various subjects including God, Nature and Man. Many of the reliefs are purely decorative; and two groups of baboons symbolizing Music and Science are just for fun. Fredericks is also the sculptor of the two larger bronze reliefs formerly on the east facade of LSA and now at Bentley Historical Library, Dream of th...
Courtesy of University of Michigan Public Art Collection
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Location
500 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Facades of the Literature, Science and Arts Building
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