Roanoke, Virginia: Big Comb (Gone)

"In A Tangle" - Los Angeles sculptors Joshua Howell and Kagan Taylor/Popup Design's whimsical bike rack. Constructed of dense tropical wood, a black metal tube weaves between the teeth to resemble a giant hair. Part of a series of humorous public art bike racks in Roanoke.
Stands outside Valley Bank on Grandin Road. Near the corner of Grandin Road SW and Memorial Ave. SW.
August 2017: Reported gone.

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Big Comb

The road around the former bank is all ripped up and under construction. Local guy told us the big comb art piece was replaced with a rent-a-bike stand.

[Edna K Podell, 08/18/2017]

Big comb.

Big Comb

Pretty cool comb. Needs a little TLC. What's strange is that there are no other art pieces around....

[Chris, 11/12/2014]

Giant comb.

Big Comb

The bank is closed, but the big comb is right in front of it. Almost missed it.

[Ramsey Yount, 03/12/2012]

"In A Tangle" is a public art piece that also functions as a bicycle rack. It was created by Los Angeles sculptors Joshua Howell and Kagan Taylor of Popup Design.

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