This sculpture, made of vintage and discarded bicycles, is meant to resemble the famed Indianapolis author Kurt Vonnegut Jr., and was inspired by a self-portrait sketch.  Local artist Jeff Laramore, who designed the piece, had planned to use upward of 20 or 30 bikes, arranged in the three-dimensional shape of a head. The Vonnegut-like features were to come from bike-wheel eyeglasses, and a cluster of bikes that would create a big curly coif. The installed sculpture uses the equivalent of

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Location: Near Eastside

Medium type: Found Objects; Mixed Media

Date created: 2013

Associated artists

Jeff Laramore
Jeff Laramore


10th St and Monon Trail, Indianapolis, IN, 46202


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