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Aaron Alderman's Sculpture Installed In Iowa


August 31, 2017

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From this perspective, visitors see hunters trailing the bison on the Iowa prairie.

A five piece sculpture commission, entitled "Fading Cultures," by Brevard-area sculptor J. Aaron Alderman, was installed in the city of Marion, Iowa, in mid-August. The installation will be a part of the town's permanent sculpture collection.

A 6-1/2-foot-tall, 9-foot-long, nearly 2,000-pound bison leads a series of four figures across the plains, representing a part of Iowa's history and also relevant to present day issues. Iconic to American prairies, the expansion of the railroad had a great affect on the bison, cutting across grazing lands and bringing people west to hunt and settle on...

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