ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Learning to Fly, 1997
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Lori Norwood
Collection
Austin Art in Public Places
Materials
5 painted steel sculptures on limestone boulders
Dates
  • Installed, 1997
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Description
Art in Public Places commissioned Lori Norwood to create Learning to Fly, a public artwork for the entrance of the Milwood Branch Library. Throughout the project, Norwood connected with children from the Milwood neighborhood, teaching classes in gesture drawing at Summitt Elementary School and using students as the models for her figures.

A group of children at play, their arms stretched out to catch the wind, their faces turned to the sun, evoke the sense of community, learning and hope for...
Austin Art in Public Places
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Location
12500 Amherst Drive
Austin, TX 78727
United States

Millwood Branch Library
Nearby Items
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