Saturday, July 17, 2021

Statue of Jimmy Carter - Frederick Hart

We just learned about the Flying Pins by Claes Oldenburg.

Another famous American sculpture is the Statue of Jimmy Carter by Frederick Hart in Atlanta Georgia in 1994.

The statue of President Carter is bronze, and shows Carter standing with normal pants and his sleeves rolled up like he is working.
Frederick Hart worked with Carter when he was running for president, so they called on him to be the artist to make this sculpture.

Hart was born in Georgia, and later moved to Washington DC to learn art.
He became famous for making lots of statues and memorials.

(from: wikipedia - statue of jimmy carter)

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