14. A Precious Bird
Artist: Mark Kuzara
Benefactor: Julie Kloke and Dan Semrad
Location: 222 S 84th St.
A white dove can be symbolic of peace, love and new beginnings. The release of white doves during rituals, ceremonies and celebrations has been a tradition for centuries and transcends all cultures and traditions.
The release of a white dove uplifts the eyes and can have religious connotations, but also commonly symbolizes hope, peace, dedication and love among other meanings.
Viewers of this sculpture must determine for themselves what it means as their experiences, religious or cultural backgrounds will influence their interpretation.