Field of Corn (with Osage Orange Trees), Dublin, Ohio


Related person
Hazel Morrow-Jones (was created by)
Description
Consists of 109 human-sized ears of concrete corn (6 feet) that stand upright in realistic row patterns against a backdrop of Osage orange trees in Sam and Eulalia Frantz Park, Dublin, Ohio. Created in 1994 by Malcolm Cochran, a Columbus artist, the field stands as a celebration of Dublin's history as a farming community and serves as a memorial to rural landscape being consumed by urban development. The site had been occupied by the Frantz family farm and that Sam Frantz had been a leading corn hybridizer in the 1940's and '50's. Materials: Precast concrete, Osage orange trees, and 5 bronze text panels 109 elements, each 6' - 6'3" h. x 22-24" dia. Landscape Architects: First Avenue Design Keywords: United States, Ohio, Franklin County, Dublin, sculpture. Submitted by Hazel Morrow-Jones.
Style/Period
1990s (1990 - 1999)
Material
concrete