Parts Thirteen through Sixteen

Continue west. At the sign for Prentiss Hall turn to the left and follow the trail along College Creek. You will come to an installation surrounded by the creek's water.

13. Topophilia Gates, 1999, Keiko Hara.

A Whitman professor of art from 1985 to 2006, Hara drew inspiration for this piece from a temple in Mon, Japan. The water flowing through Hara's gates represents the passage from one realm to another. See the front page for a closer view of the gates.

Topophilia Gates

Move downstream toward the back of Hunter Conservatory and the Prentiss Bridge. You will see shiny steel set among the trees.

14. Angkor IV, 1995, Lee Kelly.

Temples that Kelly visited in Cambodia were the inspiration for this piece.

Angkor IV

Cross Prentiss Bridge. Between the creek and the Hall of Music you will see Pirouette.

15. Pirouette, 2004, Micajah Bienvenu '86.

This rotating piece is an example of the bronze and stainless steel sculptures Bienvenu creates assisted by computer technology.


Cross Park Street and proceed to the back lawn of Reid Campus Center. In the far corner, behind an evergreen tree, is another Lee Kelly sculpture.

16. Four Columns, 1988, Lee Kelly.

This steel and enamel sculpture was based on ancient columns discovered in central Persia. The sculpture was acquired in 2002 with funds from the Garvin Family Art Fund.

Four Columns

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