Twenty-five paintings and photos of western Iowa’s Loess Hills willgo on display next week in Washington, D.C. Iowa’s two U.S. Senators havearranged to have the artwork on display in their office building, hoping toreinforce efforts to get colleagues to designate the Loess Hills as aNational Park or Heritage Area. Lynnette Pohlmann of Iowa StateUniversity’s museums is the curator of the exhibit.The Loess Hills collection was amassed in the early 1980s.There are 100 works of art in the Loess Hills collection but only 25 will beon display in the Russell Senate Office Building in D.C. There are only twoother places in the world with similar “silt-formed” hills. They are locatedin Germany and China.
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