ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
The Dallas Piece

Artist
Henry Moore
Collection
City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Collection
Dates
  • Installed, 1978
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Description
In 1976, the City of Dallas commissioned Henry Moore to create a sculpture to be placed in the plaza in front of Dallas City Hall. Moore had been recommended to Dallas officials by I.M. Pei, the architect of Dallas City Hall, and the Dallas Piece would be the third time Moore and Pei collaborated. In designing the sculpture, Moore felt the piece would need to be massive to complement Dallas City Hall's structure and the wide horizontal plane of the plaza.

Moore designed the sculpture to be o...
Courtesy of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Collection
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Location
City Hall Plaza
1500 Marilla street
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

In front of City Hall on City Hall Plaza
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Waterwork355 feet
Dallas Police Memorial487 feet
Dallas City Hall587 feet
J. Erik Jonsson Sculpture607 feet
Old Federal Reserve Bank0.2 miles
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