ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Snake Path, 2007
Artworks: Mosaic

Artist
Benito Huerta
Collection
Austin Art in Public Places
Materials
works is comprised of multi-colored pavers
Dates
  • Installed, 2007
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Description
The 700-foot snake walkway spans across the entire facility of Austin's Mexican American Cultural Center from the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, across the plaza, to the parking lot. The walkway pavers are arranged in an alternating bright and dark pattern providing a dynamic counterpoint to the building’s monochromatic architecture. Artist Benito Huerta designed the snake based upon the markings of the non-poisonous Mexican Milk Snake. The Mexican Milk Snake is native to Mexico and Texas and...
Austin Art in Public Places
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Location
600 River Street
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Mexican American Cultural Center
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