© 2008 Bryan Hunt / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Title: Charioteer
Date: 1982
Artist: Bryan Hunt
American, born 1947
Medium: bronze
114 1/2 x 60 x 41 in. (290.8 x 152.4 x 104.1 cm)
granite base: 8 x 56 x 40 in. (20.3 x 142.2 x 101.6 cm)
weight (sculpture): 1500 lb. (680.4 kg)
weight (base): 1500 lb. (680.4 kg)
Credit Line: Funds given by the Shoenberg Foundation, Inc.
Object Number: 190:1986
Current Location: On View, Outdoor, Auditorium Entrance
Bryan Hunt’s sculpture is made up of two forms: the abstracted headless body of a chariot driver and the parallel vertical of the driver’s elongated reins. Charioteer was inspired by a more naturalistic sculpture from 5th-century BC Greece. Hunt originally worked in wet plaster to evoke the fluid folds of the charioteer’s garments.
Publication History
Title: Twentieth-Century American Sculpture
Periodical Title: The Saint Louis Art Museum Bulletin
Edition: Winter
Year Published: 1986
Title: See for Yourself: The Human Figure
Periodical Title: A Gallery Guide for The Saint Louis Art Museum
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
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