"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.
Husband-and-wife duo Tom and Jean Latka created the piece in their Pueblo, Colorado studio.
A new sculpture weighing more than twelve tons has been under construction at the Des Moines Art Center for two weeks.Â Itâ€™s titled â€śScree Stageâ€ť, named after the debris of fallen rocks found at the base of a mountain. Itâ€™s the center of an exhibit opening this weekend. Iowa Public Radioâ€™s John Pemble visited the Art Center as this massive new work of art began to take its final shape.