Terra Cotta Facets

Terra Cotta Facets I and II

Artist: George Mason, Maine
Edward Bryand Global Sciences Center, Grove Street Extension, immediately inside entrance

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  • Two carved brick relief panels with designs reflecting themes of Quaternary (panel with wooly mammoth) and geology (panel with trilobites), aspects of global science studies.
  • Clay for bricks from marine deposits near Auburn, Maine, created as glaciers receded during last Ice Age (fitting for study of global science); bricks formed following 17th century wet mold waterstruck brick process.
  • Artist’s work in ceramic architectural tile found in many public buildings in the state.
  • Created 1997 as part of state’s Percent for Art Program during construction of building.
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