The Evangelist - New Britain, CT
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N 41° 39.840 W 072° 47.503
18T E 683849 N 4614827
The Evangelist is located behind the New Britain Museum of American Art at 56 Lexington Street, New Britain , CT.
Waymark Code: WMWG3E
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 08/31/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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The Evangelist is a stainless steel sculpture in the form of a 5' high cross fabricated with a series of flat planes set on a beveled 3' high stainless steel base. The four arms of the cross represents the four evangelist of the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Also, the sculpture intentionally suggest the shape of a soaring bird. The sculptor, Caroline Lee, has described the sculpture as "the materialized external form of a kind of spiritual inner life".

A bronze plaque next to the sculpture is inscribed:

Caroline Lee (1932 - )
The Evangelist
Stainless steel

Gift of Dr. Samuel Johnson,
Dr. Theodore Johnson, and
Mrs. Patricia Johnson Andrews,
given in memory of their parents,
Anne Bingham Johnson and Herbert E. Johnson

Title: The Evangelist

Artist: Caroline Lee

Media (materials) used: Stainless Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): New Britain Museum of American Art Sculpture Garden

Date of creation or placement: 1980

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