Peace on Earth, Kansas City Sculpture Park

Jacques Lipchitz
1969, bronze, one of seven castings
10 feet 11 inches x 51 inches x 42 inches (332.74 x 129.54 x 106.68 cm)




Flesh into spirit

This complex and optimistic work depicts from the bottom up a tangled mass of human figures, the lamb of God, angels and the Virgin Mary. The Holy Spirit or dove is at the summit.
 
 

Return of the Prodigal Son, Kansas City Sculpture Park

Jacques Lipchitz
1931, bronze, ed. 7 42 x 37 x 44 inches (106.68 x 93.98 x 111.76 cm)

A biblical theme

Here the returned son embraces his mother in a passionate arching form.
 


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