Photo Tour: Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle

Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park is a diverse setting for viewing art, the city of Seattle and Puget Sound. Once an industrial site this waterfront park has incredible views of Elliott Bay, and the Olympic Mountains. This nine acre park gives residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a variety of art in an outdoor setting. Olympic Sculpture Park is located on Western and Broad, and is open and free to the public 365 days a year. It opens 30 minutes prior to sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset.

Wake Wavey Rust Metal Olympic Sculpture Park

Wake, 2004
10 plates, 5 sets of locked toroid forms, weatherproof steel
Richard Serra

Split Metal Tree Olympic Sculpture Park

Split, 2003
Polished stainless steel
Roxy Paine

Father and Son Olympic Sculpture Park

Father and Son, 2005
Stainless steel, aluminum, water and bronze bell
Louise Bourgeois

Olympic Sculpture Park with Olympic Mountains

Olympic Sculpture Park with Elliott Bay

Typewriter Eraser Olympic Sculpture Park

Typewriter Eraser, 1999
Stainless steel and fiberglass painted with acrylic urethane
Claes Oldenburg
and Coosje van Bruggen

Sky Landscape I Black Metal Olympic Sculpture Park

Sky Landscape I, 1976-1983
Welded aluminum painted black
Louise Nevelson

Eagle Red Metal Olympic Sculpture Park

The Eagle, 1971
Painted steel
Alexander Calder

Shubert Sonata Olympic Sculpture Park

Schubert Sonata, 1992
Painted and unpainted steel
Mark di Suvero

Love & Loss Olympic Sculpture Park

Love & Loss, 2005-2006
Mixed media installation with illuminated rotating element
Roy McMakin

Perre’s Ventaglio III Mirror 2 Olympic Sculpture Park

Perre’s Ventaglio III, 1967
Stainless steel and enamel
Beverly Pepper

unyon’s Chess Wood and Metal Olympic Sculpture Park

Bunyon’s Chess, 1965
Stainless steel and wood
Mark di Suvero

 

 

 

 

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About Terri Lundberg

Terri Lundberg is an American expat currently residing with her husband in Saudi Arabia, but she calls Seattle and San Diego home. She’s a travel writer, an avid photographer and is a resource and cross cultural trainer to expats relocating to Saudi Arabia. She's been to 100 destinations, 26 countries, and counting.

Comments

  1. These pictures are beautiful