University of Minnesota

Aesops Says

Carolyn Braaksma

Carolyn Braaksma (born 1951, Bay Village, OH)

Aesop Says, 1996

Cast concrete

14 panels-2 ft. h X 6 ft. w

Location: Outside Veterinary Diagnostic laboratory, Saint Paul campus

This artwork is made up of a series of 14 precast concrete panels. There are 5 different patterns that illustrate 7 different Aesop’s Fables and are fitted above selected windows. Look for bronze plaques scattered around at ground level of the outside of the building describing morals of the fables. A reconditioned barn cupola was also installed as part of this piece on the topmost roof of the building to make a stronger connection between the facility and the farming community.

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