Comforting My Child, Chapungu Sculpture Park - Loveland, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 40° 24.740 W 104° 59.296
13T E 500995 N 4473523
Quick Description: This touching piece is sheltered in a grove of trees.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2014 9:56:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMMWVF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

"He is still so young, but he understands so much and is easily hurt by our circumstances."

"Sylvester Mubayi
Born 1942 in Chiota

Dedicated to his own traditional beliefs and customs Mubayi is inspired by the fusion of spiritual and earthly worlds and of human and animal iconography. He comments "I know my culture-I know how to supplicate my spirits".

Since the early days of Tengenenge in 1966 he has been an influential figure, winning many awards to much acclaim. Mc Ewen described him 1981 as "The greatest stone sculptor of this century".

Certainly Mubayi is capable of creating works so powerful ad uncompromising that one flinches before them, and others so sensitive and tender that one is deeply moved.

A committed family and community man he is as proud of the amateur football team he founded and supports, as he is about his sculptural achievements." (from (visit link) )
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Comforting My Child

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Sylvester Mubayi

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 2001

Materials used: Springstone

Location: Chapungu Sculpture Park

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