Starr Kempf's Kinetic Sculptures, Colorado Springs

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  • We were he 10 years ago and really something to see. We were told it may not be here for long zoning trouble. You need to check it out such beautiful work.  more »
  • Have enjoyed this for35 years. there used to be many more sculptures but the neighbors were annoyed and they were forced to sell them off to other cities. the ones that are left are definitely still w...  more »
  • This private display is a bit hard to find, but worth the effort. Ten to twenty metal sculptures are strewn about a fairly small area in someone's front yard. The cool thing is that it is fascinating ...  more »
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  • One of the hidden beauties in Colorado Springs, most locals do not even know it's around. I met the artist when i was a child, he could be found building these artist kinetic sculptures in his garage, happy to shake hands with admirers. Starr served in the United States Air Force during World War II. He married a German immigrant named Hedwig Roelen in 1942, who was a nurse at Glockner Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs. In 1948, they purchased this property of their future home in Cheyenne Canyon, where Starr designed and built his house and art studio. I remember growing up stopping by every once in a while to see his new creations or how much further he had gotten on a sculpture. They use to have music they moved to. Some taking up to 3 years to build, Pure genius. Unfortunately when he committed suicide, he was working on his "peace on earth" sculpture but did not finish it. While alive he tried to give his work to the city, they declined and did not want it sadly until after his death. Now a piece is also located in downtown. He remains one of the most amazing architects in the country in my eyes. Fabulous. Visit and donate to help keep this amazing, spectacular spot cared for as it is private property.
  • Okay, so these are cool and if you're close by, we thought it was worth driving up to see. These are large, metal sculptures in a backyard. You spend about 15-20 minutes looking at them and taking pictures.
  • These are a staple of the Broadmoor area. These statues have survived the test of time. Definitely well worth the look if you get the chance.
  • No hours posted, and phone number doesn't connect. Good job guys!
  • Great local sculptures. These giants have been here for generations now. They are a local treasure and secret of Cheyenne Canyon. Located very close to Seven Falls. Please respect the residents when visiting.

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