|Title:||Word of Life mural|
"What they asked me to do was to suggest in a great processional the idea of a never-ending line of great scholars, thinkers, and teachers - saints that represented the best that man has recorded, and which are found represented in a library. The thought was that the various periods that are suggested in the theme have unfolded in the continuous process of one generation giving to the next. I put Christ at the top with the disciples to suggest that He is the great teacher - that is really the thematic idea." -Sheets.
Sheets first made a painting of the design, and the Cold Spring Granite Company translated the design into a pattern of over 6,000 separate pieces of varieties of stone from around the world.
|Artist:||Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989|
|Building:||University of Notre Dame|
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|Attribution:||Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989. Word of Life mural, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=55058 [retrieved July 26, 2016]. Original source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jburzynski68/6221624293/. |
Last Updated: 2013-11-13 15:01:05
Record Created: 2012-01-21 16:19:34 |
Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition|