OOSI Sculpture

The Politician: A Toy

1996 / Billie Lawless / Cleveland

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Abstracted carriage with red body. Lower frame is green with blue and red wheels attached at the side. There is a pull handle in front with a wooden pole and green handle, and a tail shape in back made of yellow rope, which falls down to the ground. There are three silver, wavy stripes on the side, as well as a green bow-tie with white polka dots. A yellow rod runs through the lower frame with the words, FABER NO. 2. In the opening of the red body there are two, grey shapes which move towards each other and back. The wheels have wavy stripes in pink and blue. Formerly installed on Chester Avenue and East 66th Street (a photo of it there is included here, too).

Location: Cleveland State University, Chester Ave. and E. 17th St. | Previous Location: Chester Ave. and E. 66th St.

County

: Cuyahoga

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Citation

: Billie Lawless, “The Politician: A Toy,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed March 23, 2017, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/801.

Dublin Core

Title

The Politician: A Toy

Description

Abstracted carriage with red body. Lower frame is green with blue and red wheels attached at the side. There is a pull handle in front with a wooden pole and green handle, and a tail shape in back made of yellow rope, which falls down to the ground. There are three silver, wavy stripes on the side, as well as a green bow-tie with white polka dots. A yellow rod runs through the lower frame with the words, FABER NO. 2. In the opening of the red body there are two, grey shapes which move towards each other and back. The wheels have wavy stripes in pink and blue. Formerly installed on Chester Avenue and East 66th Street (a photo of it there is included here, too).

Creator

Date

1996

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Chester Ave. and E. 66th St.

Location Site

Cleveland State University

Location Street

Chester Ave. and E. 17th St.

Creation Date

11/01/1996