Ames, Iowa: Metal Woman's HeadA large head of a woman, as interpreted by artist Dennis Patton. The wood version decayed, so it's been replaced with one made of rusting steel.
- Lincoln Way, Ames, IA
- Downtown, on the southwest corner of US Hwy 69/Grand Ave. and Hwy 930/Lincoln Way.
Visitor Tips and News About Metal Woman's Head
Metal sculpture of a woman's head, on Lincoln Way, east of Iowa State University.[Jack Steck, 03/01/2010]
The sculpture is by artist Dennis Patton.
An update on the "wooden lady". The ugliest statue I've ever seen in my life was taken down last year, to my delight, as the wood was rotting. Amazingly, it was replaced with an identical metal one. Lucky us.[Shirley Corley, 03/04/2000]
The wooden lady in Ames was just removed from the corner of Grand Avenue and Lincolnway on 10/21/98). They will be making a steel replica of it becaused it has deteriorated so much.[Jean Heintz, 11/01/1998]
The statue, titled "Woman's Head," is at the corner of Lincoln Way and Grand Ave. It's just outside the parking lot of the shopping center with the Target and Hy-Vee grocery store.[ Paul Rabe, 09/06/1998]