in the Public Realm
Terra Incognita, 1995
Artworks: Sculpture

Ilan Averbuch
City of Portland and Multnomah County Public Art Collection courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council
Steel, wood, and stone
  • Installed, 1995
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Terra Incognita is a massive gate-like sculpture at the foot of the Broadway Bridge. It forms a strong positive negative pattern of five cubes. The three lower cubes are bundles of tree trunks. In between these are two cubes made of piles of stone that are held in the air by the lower cubes. This work relates to its site in a broad context. It plays off the power of the natural landscape, the rivers, hillsides and mountains, as well as the power and scale of the man-made elements such as su...
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Rose Quarter
N Broadway & N Larrabee Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
United States

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