Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Einstein, Up Close

There's something about Albert. Very few sculptures of famous people are able to capture the wisdom in their faces as well as this one of Albert Einstein. The sculptor, Robert Berks, known for his portrait bust of John F. Kennedy at Kennedy Center, based the work on a bust of Einstein he sculpted from life in 1953. It is evident in Berks' attention to detail found in the sculpture's face.

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