Araminta With Rifle and Veve (empheral)

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Dublin Core

Title

Araminta With Rifle and Veve (empheral)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Abolitionists--United States
Anti-slavery movements--United States
Northeastern United States
Public art
Public sculpture
Temporary art
Underground Railroad

Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Subject (Object Type)
Commemorative sculpture

Description

A monumental outdoor figure of Harriet Tubman armed with a long rifle and further fortified with a bronze-colored patina. Tubman stands on numerous quilts.

Creator

Scott, Joyce J., 1948-

Date

Installed: October 20, 2017-April 1, 2018

Contributor

Grounds for Sculpture; Lowery Stokes Sims; Patterson Sims; Seph Rodney; Robbye D. and Kevin Apperson; Jacqueline and Rene Copeland; Mike De Paola; Gordon and Lulie Gund; Greg Kucera and Larry Yocum; Barbara Lawrence and Allen Laskin; Martha Macks-Kahn; Henry Thaggert; Alan White; Clifford Ward (resident artist Grounds for Sculpture); Jeff Capes (contractor); Jason Wright; The Seward Johnson Atelier (Hamilton, NJ); John Lash and the Digital Atelier (Mercerville, NJ); and Timothy McFadden and McFadden Art Glass (Baltimore, MD)

Rights

Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, New Jersey, 08619, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, New Jersey, 08619, United States

Extent

Dimensions variable

Medium

Milled foam; Found objects; Blown glass; Mixed media appliqués; Beads

Bibliographic Citation

Princethal, Nancy. "Inspired by Harriet Tubman: An Artist Takes Glass to Extremes." New York Times, January 4, 2018. Accessed April 1, 2018, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/arts/design/joyce-j-scott-grounds-for-sculpture-harriet-tubman.html.

Dube, Ilene. "I Was an Artist in Vitro": Joyce J. Scott and Her Darkly Beautiful Art. Hyperallergic, January 30, 2018. Accessed April 1, 2018, https://hyperallergic.com/423894/i-was-an-artist-in-vitro-joyce-j-scott-and-her-darkly-beautiful-art/.

Sims, Lowery Stokes and Patterson Sims. Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths. Exh. cat. Hamilton, NJ: Grounds for Sculpture, 2018.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions variable

Citation

Scott, Joyce J., 1948-, “Araminta With Rifle and Veve (empheral),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed September 25, 2020, https://www.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/14.

Geolocation

Item Relations

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