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Ed Root sculptures, Kansas Grassroots Art Association

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  • Location:

    Wilson, Kansas, USA (Map)

  • Status:

    Relocated (incl. Museums)

  • Artist:
  • Materials:

    concrete, glass, mirror, stones, wire

About the Artist/Site

Ed Root worked on ranches before moving to KS, then owned his own farm. Garden full of concrete and glass sculpture: human forms, birds, turtles embedded with colored glass and mirror, china, wire and stones. His house and garden are now at the bottom of man-made Lake Wilson. The Ed Root site no longer exists but sculptures were saved by the Kansas Grassroots Art Association and were stored in a building in Baldwin, KS (see first image) constructed by Ray Wilbur. They were moved to a permanent installation in the Kansas Grassroots Art Center, Lucas, KS in 1993. 

~SPACES Archives

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1 folder: clippings, images

Map and site information

Not Exact Address
Wilson, Kansas, United States
Latitude/Longitude: 38.82672 / -98.475406

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