Replica of an institutional, steel, drinking fountain that one finds in offices and schools. Normally located up against a wall, Asher includes a lip on one edge of the basin even though his drinking fountain is free standing. Asher's work pulls in the already existing elements of the site, bringing symmetry to a previously asymmetric layout.
- Creation Date
Matthews Quad, University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, California, United States
- Physical Description
granite (rock); water
Located on the grassy median in Mathews Quad, Asher's fountain is juxtaposed with a large American flag and a granite landmark commemorating the former Camp Matthews, a military training facility from 1917 to 1964, which occupied the land on which the University of California, San Diego now stands.
- Corporate Name
Point: 32.878985, -117.236252
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Architecture and City Planning
Decorative Arts, Utilitarian Objects and Interior Design
Garden and Landscape
Performing Arts (including Performance Art)
Science, Technology and Industry
Sculpture and Installations
- Rights Holder
- Cohen, Becky (American photographer, contemporary)
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