Emil & Veva Gehrke, Whirligigs

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About the Artist/Site

Built 850 whirligigs/windmills; 751 left at time of death. Some went to Seattle substation (Viewland-Hoffman), some to daughter. Approx. 151 at park. Made of found objects such as teacups, boots, gardening implements, plastic, etc. Veva painted them. Were made for enjoyment of children. Also: Sherry Markowitz, artist (Seattle) who worked on substation project.

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Grand Coulee, Washington, United States
Latitude/Longitude: 47.932485 / -119.037988


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