DeWain Valentine, 1980
This glass and granite sculpture is located at Newquist Sculpture Court at the Visual Arts Center. It was a gift of Thomas W. Knaup. Diamond Column was the first outdoor sculpture commissioned by the Newquists.
Valentine actually completed the piece three times. The first version had a concrete base that proved unsatisfactory—water leeched from the ground up between the panes. A pane on the second version, which had a black marble base, cracked. The third
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