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Austin, Texas: Rainbow Cowboy

Unveiled in 2020, "Tracking the End of the Rainbow" features psychedelic hue-dipped cowboy and horse with unnaturally long legs.

124 W. 8th St., Austin, TX
Downtown, on the northeast corner of W. 8th and Colorado Sts.
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Tracking the End of the Rainbow

There's a new piece of public art in front of the municipal building at 8th and Colorado Streets. "Tracking the End of the Rainbow," by Sharon Keshishian and Daniel Hornung, features a surrealist cowboy and horse paying homage to the historic Chisholm Trail.

[christy lasalle, 03/17/2021]

According to the Austin Art in Public Places program, the sculpture represents "the concept that the further you go toward the desired objective, the farther away the objective withdraws."

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