The Daily Emerald highlighted several sculptures on the University of Oregon campus in a recent article, asking readers, "How much do you pass on campus and not notice?" One of the featured sculptures was Lee Kelley's "Akbar's Garden," 1984, which is located in the quad across from the Student Recreation Center.
The 17-foot-tall steel sculpture was donated in 2002 by art collector and philanthropist Jordan D. Schnitzer and his parents, Harold and Arlene Schnitzer. The gift commemorates the accomplishment of the Oregon Campaign that raised over $225 million for the University from 1992 to 1998.
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