Hunt’s large-scale sculpture will be installed in the “Third Ward” area of the park and has been tentatively titled Memory Place, crafted from stainless steel. Evoking Bearden’s own artistic practices, Memory Place will call forth incarnations of the Eiffel Tower, churches, and elements of land and water. Having graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1955, in addition to the fellowships, Hunt was also ppointed by President Lyndon Johnson as one of the first artists to the governing board of the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2009 was honored with the International Sculpture Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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