COIN Installation by Dayton Castleman
March 7 – May 25, 2014
This large-scale installation brings to life a page out of Arkansas history and illustrates the ideas of a unique visionary whose dreams were never fully realized. William “Coin” Hope Harvey (1851 – 1936) was an Arkansas-based teacher, lawyer, politician, writer, developer and prominent businessman who experienced numerous financial achievements and failures. This installation serves as a conduit to the intriguing historical information surrounding Harvey and his final, and most ambitious architectural endeavor that was a Greek amphitheater that remained unfinished on the site of his infamous 320-acre Monte Ne resort in Arkansas.
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