Courtesy: Coutesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council


Portland, Oregon

Douglas Senft (

SW 3rd Ave. and SW Market St., SW 3rd Ave. and SW Market St., Portland, Oregon, 97201
Administrator:  Regional Arts & Culture Council
Owner:  City of Portland (
Date:  1976
Placement:  walkways
Collection:  Regional Arts & Culture Council
Artwork Type:  sculpture (visual work)
Material:  aluminum (metal)
Description:  "Awning," by artist Douglas Senft, was selected by the Portland Development Commission from over 200 proposals in a call for art designed to "humanize" the modern architecture of the Portland Center. Senft was only 26 at the time of the work's installation. He is from Burnaby, B.C. and has had numerous public commissions in Canada, the United States and Europe.

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