by Max Brantley
Branson sculptor Tim Cherry is going to install a seven-foot bronze rabbit at Clinton Avenue and Sherman Saturday, with a formal dedication Sunday. Here's a look.
UPDATE: City news release, which addresses some reader comments, is on the jump.
CITY OF LR NEWS RELEASE
Newest River Market Sculpture to be Unveiled
“Rabbit Reach” by sculptor Tim Cherry will be latest piece of artwork in the River Market district. It depicts a rabbit which is six feet, eight inches in length in a reclining position.
The sculpture is designed to be interactive. It is low to the ground so that children can climb on it.
This piece joins six other River Market district sculptures which were dedicated prior to the opening of the Clinton Presidential Center and the City Blocks tile project (under the I-30 overpass).
Sunday, July 30, 2006, at 4:00 pm
City Director Dean Kumpuris, John W. Kinkade of the National Sculptors’ Guild, Linda and Whitlow Wyatt
Southeast corner of Sherman Street and President Clinton Avenue
Remarks by Dr. Kumpuris, Mr. Kinkade, and the Wyatts; unveiling of the sculpture; children playing on the sculpture