Monday’s Monument: Mother Cabrini Statue, Newark, NJ

Monday’s Monument: Mother Cabrini Statue, Newark, NJ

  This statue of Mother Cabrini in a run-down park in Newark, New Jersey would be overlooked had it not become the center of a heated local controversy that teaches us something about the importance of monuments in a community. Mother Cabrini was canonized a saint in...
Monday’s Monument: Brotherhood of Man, Calgary, Canada

Monday’s Monument: Brotherhood of Man, Calgary, Canada

These ten 21-foot-tall statues were built by Spanish artist Mario Armengol for the lobby of Britain’s Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal. There, the figures suggested the dominance of man and stood next to what the British suggested were their gifts to the modern...