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KENNEDY Center for the Performing Arts: America relief in Washington, D.C.
by Jurgen Weber, Edward Durell Stone (click name for more of that artist's work)

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See also the companion piece, 'War & Peace'




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0001000/01384_0010000019 (added ca. 2006)


Hungry Europeans wait while grain is unloaded from an American ship (left). American politicians argue (right).

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New York City with ravenous, giant cars.

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"Blessed are the meek" & "Soft sell" inscribed on the buildings. Love & lust represented by the female mouths hovering above the city. The facade of St. Patrick's Cathedral is squeezed by the skyscrapers (barely visible lower right) representing the difficulty of religion in this context.

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New York City continued -- smoke & fire, the statue of liberty. Finally, war ships & a rocket to the moon.

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0001000/01384_0010000049 (added ca. 2006)

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Medium: Bronze
Artist:
Jurgen Weber, Edward Durell Stone (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Allegory, Mythology
Location: New Hampshire Ave & 26th St NW Washington, D.C.

Nearest Metro: Foggy Bottom - GWU (George Washington University) (Orange - Blue - Silver) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number DC000053 (dcMem ID #1384 )

Links & other sources
Kennedy Center website
Wikepedia article mentioning another Weber work

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