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Rear view of "Two Bears" at Interlochen Center for the Arts

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Title

Rear view of "Two Bears" at Interlochen Center for the Arts

Subject

Animal sculpture--20th century.
Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Outdoor sculpture--United States.

Description

In this sculpture, a large brown and small black bear sit back to back in quiet thought. Although in nature these two animals are enemies, Fredericks portrays the two in a gentle humanistic way, stressing tolerance.

Notice the differences in the bears’ ears and noses. Also if you look closely at the small bear’s knees you will notice a tear drop sculpting style, known as one of Fredericks’ trademarks.

Carson Pirie Scott & Company originally commissioned Two Bears for Lincoln Square, a shopping center in Urbana, Illinois.

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 23 Folder 8

Date

1985

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

V-23-08

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Coverage

Interlochen (Mich.)

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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