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Kinston, North Carolina: Flue: Tobacco Barn Art

A line of a half-dozen tobacco barn facades, cast on-site by pouring concrete into earth forms. Thomas Sayre, 2017. You can run through the open doorways and wind up back outside.

Address:
216 W. Blount St., Kinston, NC
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of W. Blount St., two blocks west of N. Queen St.
Hours:
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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The Flue.

Flue

The "Flue" sculptor, Thomas Sayre, creates large-scale works of art by digging into the earth and pouring in concrete.

[steve adams, 05/07/2024]

Sayre said that Flue, erected in 2017, was built on the site of a former tobacco warehouse, and that the shapes mimic the facades of tobacco barns.


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