Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Tough Day At The Boulder Ramp

Officially named "Inclined," the outdoor sculpture is of a man half-buried in the pavement, rolling a rock sphere up a ramp of metal beams.

Address:
101 S. Mickey Mantle Drive, Oklahoma City, OK
Directions:
Outdoors, on the lower, canal level outside Brickopolis. On the west side of S. Mickey Mantle Drive across the street from the baseball stadium. Outdoor stairs lead from the street down to the canal.
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Inclined.

Inclined Sculpture

I found this sculpture while walking along the Oklahoma City Riverwalk the other day. Its name is "Inclined," and it was commissioned by the city. The nearby Deep Deuce neighborhood was a thriving African-American area, and Bricktown was a warehouse district with loading docks and railroads. The Sisyphus-like image reminds visitors to Bricktown of the history of the people and the neighborhood.

[CuriousDaisy, 01/18/2018]

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In the region:
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