Episode 3 Season 1: Frank J. Brown – Another Day…

Frank J. Brown

The sculpture is not very big. It measures 12 and a quarter inches by 11 and a half by 11 and a half. It’s an intertwined press of people around a structure, brown arms, legs and heads – frantically climbing on top of each other to get to the top – as if their lives depended on it.

It’s the awarded sculpture titled, “Hope for Tomorrow,” and was created by the sculptor and arts activist, Frank J. Brown.

  1.  Frank J. Brown (2002). “”Hope for Tomorrow” tzedakah box”. Minneapolis Institute of Art. Retrieved January 30,2017.
  2.  “Obituary for Frank J. Brown”Star Tribune. Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  3. Melo, Frederick (October 3, 2013). “Lowertown St. Paul’s artists concerned about neighborhood changes”Pioneer PressSt. Paul, Minnesota.
  4. Peterson, Isaac. “Sculptor refuses to be pushed around by racism”Twin Cities Daily Planet.
  5. Halstead, Marilyn (November 21, 2014). “Artist Frank Brown visits Southern Illinois”The Southern Illinoisan.
  6.  “Rosario: Sculpting a legacy in the Saintly City”Twin Cities. 2018-08-19.
  7.  Harvey, Jennifer (August 31, 2009). “Seven-year exhibit delay leaves artist sadder, wiser”.
  8.  “Living For The Dream, 1993”Museum without Walls. cultureNOW.

December 6, 2020

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