Exhibition Detail

Paul Zenian: Gateless Gate

Gateless Gate

Paul Zenian (MFA 1968)

Monumental Landmark Sculpture for Washtenaw Community College, 1983 (22 _ X 17 _ X 13 _ ft) Symbolizing College philosophy of “an open door” for education. Aspect of portal (open door or “gateless gate”) changes from a narrow entry to learning to a widened exit of horizon/opportunity. Paul Zenian

This work is featured as part of Future Former: An Exhibition of Alumni Work. This exhibition honors the creative work and careers of all Stamps School alumni, creates an aspirational connection between generations of U-M artists and designers and current Stamps students, and inspires reflection during the university's Bicentennial year.