Slug: CTY tatum Date 9/11/2009 The Blade/ Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo, Ohio CAPTION: The sculpture in front of the new downtown arena on September 11, 2009.
‘The Art Tatum Celebration Column' was dedicated yesterday at noon at the Superior Street entrance to the new Lucas County Arena. The 27-foot sculpture is a spiral of 88 piano keys, inspired, says San Francisco sculptor Cork Marcheschi, by the way the legendary pianist could bend the keys with brilliant virtuosity.
Slug: CTY tatum Date 9/11/2009 The Blade/ Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo, Ohio CAPTION: Kim Corcoran, who works downtown, looks at the dedication to Arthur Tatum Jr. that is near the sculpture in front of the new downtown arena on September 11, 2009.
Downtown worker Kim Corcoran examines the dedication to Art Tatum positioned near the $300,000 steel-and-glass artwork.
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