Bas-Relief at the Banyan CourtWeyeneth, Robert, 1987, Ala Moana: The People's Park, Prepared for the Department of Parks and Recreation
Project type: Art Works, Sculpture and Bas Relief
Artists: Marguerite Louis Blasingame
Quality of Information: Moderate
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Marguerite Louis Blasingame completed this “pair of low-relief marble tablets of a Hawaiian couple set into a wall” (source note 1) in 1935 for the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Entitled, “Hawaiian Couple,” it is located in the Banyan Court gardens of Lester McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Park.
(1) Mayor’s Office of Culture & the Arts, Honolulu, Hawai’i, at https://hiculturearts.pastperfect-online.com/34250cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=364B0A15-3A17-45EF-873F-604619195135;type=101, accessed March 21, 2015. (2) “Public Art: Location and descriptions of public works of art,” Honolulu Data, https://data.honolulu.gov/dataset/Public-Art/yef5-h88r, accessed March 21, 2015. (3) “Art Works pages with Funded by the Works Progress Administration as Credit,” Honolulu Art in Public Places, at https://honolulu-art-in-public-places.silk.co/page/Bas-Relief%20Panels, accessed March 21, 2015.
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