ARTnews Provides International Coverage of Kerry James Marshall’s Public Art Project in Des Moines

December 1, 2017  |   Feature,   World
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Today (01 Dec 2017), ARTnews posted a new article that heralds the important public art project called “A Monumental Journey.”


The article — “The Arc of Justice: Kerry James Marshall Honors Pioneering Black Lawyers in New Monument in Des Moines” — emphasises that  “A Monumental Journey, speaks to centuries of struggles, solidarities and triumphs, from the continental origins of the talking drum to the confrontation of history in public space today.”

Five of the 12 pioneering founders of the National Bar Association are highlighted. The celebrated artist Kerry James Marshall was interviewed about the colossal sculpture’s form and meaning, and is quoted throughout the feature.

Rendering of propose public art project “A Monumental Journey” in park at 2nd & Grand Avenues, Des Moines, Iowa. The dedication is scheduled July 11 & 12, 2018.