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Reno approves major sculpture for E. Fourth Street
On Wednesday, after a year-and-a-half-long process involving approximately 10 community input sessions (including a presentation by Reno historian Alisha Barber), the Reno City Council approved a major art installation on West Fourth Street, under the Wells Avenue overpass.
The sculpture, titled “On Growth and Form,” will consist of two large trees made of steel mesh, positioned on two of the underpass’s existing concrete columns to look as if they are holding up the bridge. The artist is Kipp Kobayashi from Los Angeles, who drew some of his inspiration from the…