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This piece is protruding slightly and a slanted square of brick is directed by a ceramic piping and painted pottery. The arrangement of elements in this sculpture suggest a stylized human face. A single lump of black coal near the piece’s right edge pays homage to the area’s rich coal deposits.
Because Clay County has some of the state’s richest coal deposits, mining in the region has been important since the 18500s. A fine grade of clay discovered in the 19th century has supported a
Date created: 2001
650 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
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