Song of the Earth

Artist:  Tom Gibbs (1942-    )

Title:  Song of the Earth

Date:  1994

Dimensions:   approximately 21 x 47 x 32 feet

Medium:   granite, concrete, fieldstone, bronze and painted steel

Description:  This abstract sculpture consists primarily of two metal pieces and three polished granite slabs. The various pieces represent the four elements. The tall, vertical pillar represents the air; the three stone slabs represent earth, and the bronze inverted cone fire. A small stream of water coming from the bronze piece was part of the original design, but is not currently being utilized.

Location:   Behind Irby Hall and Torreyson Library.

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