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Social Consciousness (1954)
by Sir Jacob Epstein (1880 - 1959)
The Eternal Mother, seated with arms outstretched, casts a stern, sorrowful look at visitors who enter the west doors of the Art Museum. Flanking her are two standing female figures: one representing Compassion and another that personifies Death.
Atmosphere and Environment XII (1970)
by Louise Nevelson (1899 - 1988)
Conservation for Walt Whitman and Other Philadelphia Treasures
Philadelphia’s Walt Whitman sculpture by artist Jo Davidson gets special treatment just in time for poet’s 200th birthday. WHYY interviewed our conservation team about the process (VIDEO).