Let Us Beat Our Swords into Plowshares.
 Vuchetich, Evgeniy Viktorovich, 1908-1974

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Title:Let Us Beat Our Swords into Plowshares

"The bronze sculpture "Let Us Beat Our Swords into Ploughshares," was created by Soviet artist Evgeny Vuchetich, and presented to the United Nations on 4 December 1959, by the Government of the USSR. The sculpture, depicting the figure of a man holding a hammer aloft in one hand and a sword in the other, which he is making into a ploughshare, is meant to symbolize man's desire to put an end to war, and to convert the means of destruction into creative tools for the benefit of mankind. It is located in the North Garden of the United Nations Headquarters. 1/Oct/2001. UN Photo/Andrea Brizzi." -- (from Flicker.com)

Artist:Vuchetich, Evgeniy Viktorovich, 1908-1974
Building:United Nations
Object/Function:Sculpture, freestanding
City/Town:New York
Country:United States

Scripture:Isaiah 2:1-5
Lectionary links:AAdvt01
General Subject:Peace

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Attribution:Vuchetich, Evgeniy Viktorovich, 1908-1974. Let Us Beat Our Swords into Plowshares, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54228 [retrieved August 12, 2020]. Original source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/3311538833/.
Record Number:54228 Last Updated: 2010-12-27 16:01:34 Record Created: 2009-03-19 09:04:08
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition