Modern Sculpture http://iowapublicradio.org en Art carries meaning for new Cedar Rapids ampitheatre http://iowapublicradio.org/post/art-carries-meaning-new-cedar-rapids-ampitheatre <p>"Crystal Impressions" will stand at the entrance to the new Cedar Rapids amphitheater along the Cedar River. The floodable, concrete amphitheater incorporates earthen berms and flood walls to protect some of the city's west side.</p><p>Husband-and-wife duo Tom and Jean Latka created the piece in their Pueblo, Colorado studio.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:19:51 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 27879 at http://iowapublicradio.org Art carries meaning for new Cedar Rapids ampitheatre "Scree Stage" Premiers at Des Moines Art Center http://iowapublicradio.org/post/scree-stage-premiers-des-moines-art-center <p>A new sculpture weighing more than twelve tons has been under construction at the Des Moines Art Center for two weeks.&nbsp; It’s titled “Scree Stage”, named after the debris of fallen rocks found at the base of a mountain. It’s the center of an exhibit opening this weekend. Iowa Public Radio’s John Pemble visited the Art Center as this massive new work of art began to take its final shape.</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:02:43 +0000 John Pemble 22800 at http://iowapublicradio.org "Scree Stage" Premiers at Des Moines Art Center