Friday, October 23, 2009

James Surls Installation in Coe Library Underway

Jonathon Hickerson, Paul Tholl,
and Anthony Teneralli assemble Rolling Flower
under the new skylight in Coe Library.

James Surls is in Laramie today to install his commissioned work for Coe Library, Rolling Flower. He is assisted by volunteers Jonahon Hickerson, Paul Tholl, Anthony Teneralli, and Frederick Schmechel. Rolling Flower is a 12-ft diameter work consists of a center stem with 12 floral elements. It was created in Surls' Colorado studio and transported to Laramie by the artist.

Surls will discuss the work tomorrow, Saturday, in Coe Library on the 5th floor of the new expansion at 1 pm. His talk is free and open to the public.

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