Staff-narrated Sculpture Stops | Luce Center Audio Tour

Master of "La Merced"


early 18th century, carved and painted wood




Miriam Schapiro

Born: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1923


1972, wood and mixed media




James W. Washington, Jr.

Born: Gloster, Mississippi 1909–Died: Seattle, Washington 2000

Young Queen of Ethiopia

1956, limestone on wood base



Alexander Calder

Born: Lawnton, Pennsylvania 1898–Died: New York, New York 1976


n.d., brass





Eugenie Gershoy

Born: Krivoi Rog, Russia 1901–Died: United States 1986

Homage to Audrey McMahon (Goddess of Fertility)

1977, welded steel, papier-mache on wire armature with cut out paper and painted with egg tempera on wood base



Paul Rand

Born: New York, New York 1914–Died: Norwalk, Connecticut 1996

When men can communicate freely... From the series Great Ideas of Western Man

1954, crayon, nail, and photomechanical reproduction on wood



Hiram Powers

Born: Woodstock, Vermont 1805–Died: Florence, Italy 1873

Anstiss Derby Rogers Wetmore




Selma Burke

Born: Mooresville, North Carolina 1900–Died: New Hope, Pennsylvania 1995

Untitled (Woman and Child)

about 1950, painted red oak



Richard Hunt

Born: Chicago, Illinois 1935

The greatest obstacle to being heroic...

1975, chromed and welded steel



Paul Manship

Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885–Died: New York, New York 1966

End of Day

1909, terra cotta