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Earth Challengers

Artist:

Fern Cunningham

Location:

 

Neighborhood:

Dorchester

Type:

Sculpture

Year:

1995

Medium:

Bronze

Collection:

Funders:

Description:

Three over-life-size bronze children play toss ball with the earth. Two children, a boy and a girl standing upright, support a globe on their hands held high in the air. A third child, a girl standing on her hands, supports the globe with her feet. This sculpture symbolizing having aspirations and the importance of help from others in achieving them, is the work of the sculptor, Fern Cunningham. It is on the grounds of the Joseph E. Lee School.  Earth Challengers was installed in 1995.

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