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Sculptor:
Kellersberger, Scot  Search this
Kellersberger, Laura  Search this
Medium:
Cor-Ten steel and wood
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Administered by Delta Cultural Center 141 Cherry Street Helena-West Helena Arkansas 72342
Located Freedom Park 750 Biscoe Street Helena-West Helena Arkansas
Date:
Installed Dec. 2012. Dedicated Feb. 23, 2013
Notes:
State of Arkansas, Department of Arkansas Heritage, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, 2013.
unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
This sculpture depicts an African American family seeking freedom in the Union lines at Helena, Arkansas. The proper right figure is a male gripping a wooden walking stick. The central figure is a female child. The proper left figure is an adult female. All are painted. The sculptures are part of an interpretive station that also features paintings and wayside exhibits.
Topic:
Figure group--Family  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Cane  Search this
Control number:
IAS 74850175
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_448179