Artist: Mauricio Saldaña, Mexican (active in Oregon), born 1979
Title: Poder de la Mano (The power of the hand)
Date: 2010
Medium: Red mahogany granite
Discipline: sculpture
Dimensions: 43” x 73” x 80”
Funding Source: Percent for Art - City of Portland
Location: N Denver Ave. and N Kilpatrick St.
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Poder de la Mano was created as a tribute to the Kenton neighborhood. A hand holds an open book which is carved with images depicting the history of the area and its people. It includes well known building facades such as the Kenton Firehouse, the Masonic Temple, and the Kenton Hotel, as well as whimsical  [more]

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