Garbage Eating Goat, by Artist: Sister Paula Turnbull, As A Sculpture, As Found Art, Spokane, Washington

Surrounded By Boulders
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The goat statue was surrounded by a fence of vertical basalt boulders. The goat was interactive. One person pushed a button while the other held small pieces of trash for the goat to vacuum.


Garbage Eating Goat 1974 external link   •  by Artist: Sister Paula Turnbull external link   •  As A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Riverfront Park external link   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:28:04 Thursday 16 June 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 1 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T16_0434
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The Sign
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A sign was posted on one of the basalt boulders. It read,

Paula Turnbull
Sculptor
Given to the people of Spokane by the Women's Council of Realtors.
1974


Garbage Eating Goat 1974 external link   •  by Artist: Sister Paula Turnbull external link   •  As A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Riverfront Park external link   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:28:09 Thursday 16 June 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 1 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T16_0436
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Front Of Goat
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The front of the goat showing how it was welded together using strips of metal.


Garbage Eating Goat 1974 external link   •  by Artist: Sister Paula Turnbull external link   •  As A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Riverfront Park external link   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:28:14 Thursday 16 June 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 1 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T16_0437
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Fed Trash
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The goat's head with one end of a vacuum hose inside its mouth. Here, young Westley held out a piece of trash paper for the goat to suck up.


Garbage Eating Goat 1974 external link   •  by Artist: Sister Paula Turnbull external link   •  As A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Riverfront Park external link   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:29:11 Thursday 16 June 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 1 December 2017)   •  © 2017 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T16_0440
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