November 1, 2013
"Makataimeshekiakiah, Black Hawk of the Sauk and Fox," a 2008 bronze sculpture by Jim Brothers, is pictured in this file photo. The sculpture's approximate dimensions are 12 inches high, 8 inches wide and 6 inches deep.
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The legacy of American sculptor Jim Brothers lives on, as local artists, Lawrence Creates Makerspace and Lawrence Art Guild present new exhibit, “Recollections: Friends Remember Jim.”
A bronze sculpture stolen from a downtown art gallery was returned today. By Sara Shepherd
Motive unknown in case of missing bronze by Jim Brothers
A bronze bust by artist Jim Brothers isn’t the only recent case of a sculpture being stolen from area galleries or public locales. The person who took the Brothers piece — and his motives — remains unknown. But the perpetrators in a few other thefts apparently were looking to cash in by turning the artworks into scrap metal. By Sara Shepherd