Outdoor Sculpture

Garapata

1978
John Keppelman
Painted aluminum plate. 10' h. x 7' w.

Working with an automatic method of cutting and folding paper, John Keppelman arrived at the simple shapes of this sculpture. Because these shapes suggested a sense of soaring motion, he named it "Garapata" after a dramatic California setting, a river and canyon which intersects with the Pacific Ocean which he knew in his youth.

Photo

Photo: 
David Scherrer
Gift of Annie Dillard and Gary Clevidence, 1985.

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