Yermo, California: Liberty Sculpture Park: Crazy Horse, Tiananmen Square

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Liberty Sculpture Park

Address:
37570 W. Yermo Rd, Yermo, CA
Directions:
I-15 exit 194. Drive south on Calico Rd for a half-mile until the road ends. At the stop sign, turn right onto Yermo Rd. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the Liberty Sculpture Park entrance sign on the right.
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Liberty Sculpture Park.

Liberty Sculpture Park: Crazy Horse, Tiananmen Square

Patch of land dedicated to art that "spreads the message to fight for freedom," includes a Chief Crazy Horse head and Tiananmen Square tank vs. man.

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CCP Virus, Covid 19 Cenobite.

Liberty Sculpture Park: Crazy Horse, Tiananmen Square

A new art piece was added to Liberty Sculpture Park in June 2021.

[Bill Vigil, 06/22/2021]

CCP Virus... or Covid-19 Cenobite?

Tiananmen Square Tank.

Liberty Sculpture Park: Crazy Horse, Tiananmen Square

What better way to practice social distancing than at a park dedicated to protesting the Chinese Communist Party? I had seen this place from the I-15 but had never stopped; I'm glad I made the stop today. The fence of protest on the north side was very timely and topical, and the Tiananmen Square Tank and brave man was a solemn reminder of the protests of decades ago. Please enter the park from the Yermo Road entrance; don't just drive across the desert from the giant Ice Cream Sundae.

[Jim Jordan, 04/12/2020]
Liberty Sculpture Park

Artist and dissident Weiming Chen has unveiled his latest sculpture in Liberty Sculpture Park. Titled "Tank Man," it's a life-size version of the famous photograph of an unidentified man, holding a briefcase, defiantly standing in front of a column of Tiananmen Square tanks. Chen made the man out of 1,300 pounds of bronze-painted concrete. He wanted a real tank, but last-minute delays forced him to build one from scratch out of steel, wood, fiberglass, plaster, and plastic foam.

Visitors are welcome to stare down the tank next to Tank Man.

According to a story in the Los Angeles Times, Chen's future projects for the Park may include a 200-foot-tall "Goddess of Democracy" statue, and a big chrome-plated head of Lenin in a cage.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 06/06/2019]
Liberty Sculpture Park

The Liberty Sculpture Park is a space dedicated for artists who want to spread the message to fight for freedom. Visible from Interstate 15, the park contains a 15-foot-high bust of Native American leader Crazy Horse, and a 16-foot-tall statue of Chinese activist Li Wangyang.

[Lisa Woodson, 10/05/2018]

The Crazy Horse bust was set in place on the 140th anniversary of his death by sculptor Weiming Chen.


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