Best Place To Reflect Upon The Essential Loneliness Of A Bull, Part One

Steer Statue at UT

In an act of bovine largesse, the Texas Wranglers and Silver Spurs commissioned and donated a statue of a staunch and stern, anatomically correct steer to the University of Texas. Though it must have seemed a place of honor at the time, the pathway between Hargis Hall and the Nowotny Building is a university pasture not often traveled, and there the lonely steer remains soldered in place, bronze eyes cast forlornly towards Memorial Stadium, where a livelier crop of Bevos get all the attention on certain Saturday afternoons. Ripe, ready, and loaded to bear, this ol' bull is woefully short on partners. Hey man, we've been there.

University of Texas at Austin
727 E. Dean Keeton, 512/471-3434
Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Building, Speedway & Dean Keeton, 512/471-1157
UT Architecture Library, 200 Battle Hall, 512/495-4620
University of Texas Department of Art & Art History, 2301 San Jacinto, 512/475-7718

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