Excalibur 1976, San Diego, California

Leaned Away
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The tall mountain leaned away from downtown and exhibited the intersection of two narrow pyramids.


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 15:00:38 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0994
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Like A Small Mountain
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The statue rose like a small mountain between two buildings. A low fence was present to discourage people from attempting to climb the sculpture.


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 14:58:00 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0989
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A Low Hill In Front
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A low hill was at the front near one corner of the fence. Raised rails on the metal floor were also part of the exhibit.


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 14:58:38 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0990
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The Low Hill Projected Inward
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The inner face of the low hill with downtown San Diego behind.


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 14:58:54 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0991
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Really Tall
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With Terry lending her height for scale, the tall mountain could be seen to be really tall, and it resembled a witch's hat.


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 14:59:17 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0992
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Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building
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The statue was located just outside the front entry into the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building in downtown San Diego, California.


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 15:00:41 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0995
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The Sign
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The sign read:

Excalibur 1976
Beverly Pepper
Commissioned Under the
Art-In-Architecture Program
General Services Administration
United States of America


Excalibur 1976 Beverly Pepper external link   •  Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building external link   •  San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 28 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 15:00:12 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_0993
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