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Bellerophon Taming Pegasus: Large Version, 1965
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Jacques Lipchitz
Materials
Bronze
Dates
  • Constructed, 1965
  • Installed, 2000
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Description
The piece Bellerophon Taming Pegasus was originally made in 1964 for the Columbia School of Law. The Architect Max Abramovitz had asked Lipchitz to design a sculpture for the entrance of the building. Lipchitz had thought of the story of Bellerophon taming Pegasus for the project. The myth is a story about the human, Bellerophon, falling in love with one of Zeus' daughters. Zeus is displeased when he asks to marry her and gives Bellerophon a list of things to do, hoping that he will die in...
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Location
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, Mo 64111
United States

On backside of Kemper.
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