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The Awakening
2007 in Washington, DC

The Awakening
2010 in Oxon Hill, MD
The Awakening is a sculpture created by J. Seward Johnson in 1980. It depicts a 100 foot long statue of a giant awakening and struggling to raise himself out of the ground. The artwork is composed of five pieces: a knee, an arm, a hand, a foot and a head. It was originally installed in Washington, DC at Hains Point. In 2008, it was moved to the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Awakening
Chesterfield, MO
A second casting of The Awakening by J. Seward Johnson was installed in Chesterfield in 2009. [map]

There is another casting of the Awakening in Hamilton, NJ.

Awaking Muse
Schaumburg, IL
The Awaking Muse is installed on the grounds of the Atcher Municipal Center. The limestone sculpture was produced by Meg White in 2006. It is 40 feet long. According to the artist, the Greek goddess whispers inspiration to anyone who sits in her hand. The fencing above was temporary when these photos were taken in 2012. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Giants with Body Parts:
Discovery Muse (Orlando, FL)
Pastoral Dreamer (Leawood, KS)
Swimmer (Omaha, NE) [gone]
Swimmer: 1, 2, 3 (London, England) [gone]

More Giant Body Parts:
Ear (LaVale, MD)

Other Bodies:
Empty Suit (St. Louis, MO)

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