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Letter to Bessie Coleman
Letter to Bessie Coleman
painted steel
17'x 6'x 25'
2018

A large sculpture work featuring symbols from various cultures. The work symbolically recognizes people around the globe and the individual spirit of the first African-American women to fly an airplane, Bessie Coleman. Coleman left Chicago for France in the 1920's to learn aviation. Her life and international spirit is a focal point and inspiration for art and culture.