Big Fish

Title

Big Fish

Subject

animal, fish

Description

A building in the form of a fish, formerly used as a drive-in and hamburger stand. The structure is wooden (ash), covered with painted tarpaper. The fish's mouth is open wide, lined with wooden teeth, with the entrance door within the mouth. The rectangular opening on the side of the fish was once used as a window. Short barricades buffer the fish on the parking lot side. -- Smithsonian National Inventory

Creator

Wayne Kumpla

Date

1957

Format

Ash lumber, painted asphalt roofing, concrete foundation

Type

outdoor sculpture

Identifier

Bena

Files

http://stmedia.startribune.com/images/630*421/1bigfish0508.jpg

Citation

Wayne Kumpla, “Big Fish,” NLLN Regional Art and Artists, accessed July 1, 2022, https://nllnart.omeka.net/items/show/109.