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Sculpture at Albertus Magnus College

June 19th, 2018 by Barry Svigals

The sculpture aims to bring alive the Dominican tradition and, in particular, the namesake of the college, Albert the Great. His statue is a single caryatid supporting the entrance canopy. He was one of the first influential religious teachers in medieval times to leave the monastery and travel throughout Europe. His image as a walking column expresses his revolutionary spirit, how he was a pillar of the church who moved the church with him.

Inside the atrium, one is surrounded by a frieze of letters which through their scale become part of the architecture.

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