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Contemporary Sebastian by Shawn Morin

“Contemporary Sebastian” was created by Shown Morin.  Shawn is from Bowling Green, OH.

Shawn approaches sculpture through the use of multiple materials.  He incorporates colors and textures, as well as a multitude of other associated physical, spiritual and tactile qualities inherent to these materials.

Saint Sebastian was a martyr in the early Christian church.  The roman emperor Diocletian ordered Sebastian to be killed and he commanded him to be led to the field and to be bound to a stake to be shot.  The archers shot at him till he was as full of arrows as a hedgehog, leaving him there for dead. Miraculously, the arrows did not kill him.  Since this is a contemporary piece you can imagine the bolts are the arrows.

Notice the finishes on each of the different stones.  The bottom is stippled, the middle is polished and the top stone is in a rough or natural form.

 


Guide by Cell:(423) 200-3205   2#

The Sculpture Walk is proud to introduce “Guide by Cell”.  This new feature is a automatic tour guide that will guide you through the Sculpture Walk IV tour.  Just call 423-200-3205 to access sculpture numbers for more information on each piece.

Contemporary Sebastian is now part of the Guide by Cell tour.  To hear from the Artist please press 102#.  To hear from our curator, Hank Foreman, please press 202#. 

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