Meijer Sculpture Gardens

Title

Meijer Sculpture Gardens

Publisher

Lawrence Technological University

Date Created

June 14, 2017

Alternative Title or Name

Figure on a Trunk

Creator

Abakanowicz, Magdalena

Creator2

Aluzzo, Adrienne (photograph)

Creator Nationality

Polish

Work Type

Visual Works

Date

1998

Work Location

Michigan (state)
Grand Rapids (inhabited place)

Style/Period

Modern (style or period)

Subject

public sculpture
human figures (visual works)

Description

Front view of sculpture of headless male figure standing on a platform by Magdalena Abakanowicz at the Meijer Sculpture Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan. "nspired by the horrors she witnessed firsthand during World War II, Abakanowicz created limbless forms that portray a persistence of spirit and strength in spite of tragedy. This highly iconic sculpture epitomizes the physical and emotional integrity that has brought the artist wide-spread international claim"--Meijer Sculpture Gardens.

Material/Medium

bronze (metal)

Measurements

96 x 103 x 24 inches

Reproduction Type

jpeg

ID Number

MSG-189

Files

MSG-189.JPG
Date Added
June 5, 2017
Collection
LTU Digital Images
Item Type
VRA Core
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Citation
“Meijer Sculpture Gardens,” LTU Digital Images, accessed December 16, 2017, http://ltuimagecollection.omeka.net/items/show/17210.