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Dancing in the landscape : the sculpture of Athena Tacha
Tacha, Athena, 1936-
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Washington, D.C. : Ariel ; London : Hi Marketing, [2000]

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144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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N6537.T24 A4 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Athena Tacha was one of the initiators of site-specific landscape art and has been a finalist in over 135 national and international competitions.

Table of Contents

Harriet F. SenieGlenn Harper
Glimpses of Infinity: Nature and Science in Athena Tacha's Public Artp. 8
Athena's Other Selves: Interview with Athena Tachap. 14
Biographical Chronology and Museum Collectionsp. 20
Selected Bibliographyp. 22
Charles River Step Sculpturep. 26
Streams (Oberlin, OH)p. 29
Battery Park City Plazap. 32
Edgewater Pathsp. 35
Swan Waves (Toledo, OH)p. 36
Wavefrontp. 38
Parks, Gardens and Plazas
Connections (Philadelphia, PA)p. 40
Tide Park (Smithtown, L.I., NY)p. 44
Sawyer Point Recreation Parkp. 46
33 Rhythmsp. 50
Ripples (Norfolk, VA)p. 52
Raindrop Plaza Land Marksp. 55
Green Acres (Trenton, NJ)p. 56
Santa Monica Islands Columbus' Garden Secret Gardensp. 60
Steps and Walkways
Memory Path (Sarasota, FL)p. 62
Rhythmics (St. Paul, MN)p. 66
Pearl Alley Cosmic Energyp. 69
Rhythmic Games Peaksp. 70
Peak Outlookp. 71
Four Histories: ODOT/ ODPSp. 72
Human Resources Plazap. 74
Waterfalls and Fountains
Blair Fountain (Tulsa, OK)p. 76
Ohio Canal Revisitedp. 81
Merging (Cleveland, OH)p. 82
Austin Waterfallsp. 86
Sacramento Water Stairsp. 87
Wave Fall (Newington/ Hartford, CT)p. 88
Waterlinks (Madison, WI)p. 90
Rose Fountain Plaza (Berea, OH)p. 92
Marianthe (Fort Myers, FL)p. 94
Double Star: Antares (Cincinnati, OH)p. 100
Ice Walls (Anchorage, AK)p. 104
Eddies/ Interchanges Leonardop. 108
Corral (Lincoln, NE)p. 109
Birmingham Views Hedge Mazesp. 112
Arcades and Colonnades
Curving Arcades (Tucson, AZ)p. 114
Tension Arches (Cleveland, OH)p. 117
Double Tension Arches (Dublin/ Columbus, OH)p. 117
Perspective Arcade (Toledo, OH)p. 117
Leaning Arches (Miami, FL)p. 117
Crossings (Columbus, OH)p. 122
Link (Omaha, NE)p. 124
Transit (Newington/ Hartford, CT)p. 126
Encounters Double Gatewayp. 128
Spiraling Gatewayp. 129
Triple Link Friendship Heightsp. 130
Slab Twists
Twist (Cleveland, OH)p. 132
Descantp. 133
Double Scales (Coatesville, PA)p. 134
Chloe (Findlay, OH)p. 136
Walter Griffin Memorial Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, for Washington Jewish Holocaust Memorial, for Bostonp. 138
Jewish Holocaust Memorial Jewish Holocaust Memorial, for Tucson Kent State University Students' Memorialp. 139
Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Memorial India/ Pakistan Memorial Vietnam/ Laos/ Cambodia Memorialp. 140
Central America Memorial Emerging: Memorial to Women Native Americans' Memorialp. 141
Homage to the Great Zimbabwe L.A. Memorial Walkway Terrorist Bomb Memorialp. 141
Books of Life Fishwallp. 143
Creditsp. 144