Abstract sculptor Richard Hunt (B. 1935) is internationally famous for his abstract sculptures and large public works. The Chicago native is considered the most important African-American sculptor of the 20th Century and has works held by major museums including the Smithsonian.
This 19.5" tall cast bronze from 1985 was commissioned by the Illinois Arts Council Commission to be presented to winners of the Governor's Awards for the Arts. It is signed and dated on the base.
It also comes with a printed poster featuring the work hand signed by the artist.