OOSI Sculpture

Helping Hands

Date Unknown / Omar Shaheed / Columbus

Helping_Hands Shaheed.jpg

This limestone sculpture was sculpted by African American sculptor Omar Shaheed (artist featured in photo) and depicts a family or group gathered together outside of Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. The figures are faceless, however they 'look' toward one another and embrace. The sculpture is meant to represent the families of staff and patients of Grant Medical Center. The feelings of love, comfort and care are clearly represented within the group.

Dimensions: 9ft x 4ft x 4 ft

Location: Grant Medical Center, 111 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

County

: Fairfield

Citation

: Omar Shaheed, “Helping Hands,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed September 19, 2019, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1571.

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Title

Helping Hands

Description

This limestone sculpture was sculpted by African American sculptor Omar Shaheed (artist featured in photo) and depicts a family or group gathered together outside of Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. The figures are faceless, however they 'look' toward one another and embrace. The sculpture is meant to represent the families of staff and patients of Grant Medical Center. The feelings of love, comfort and care are clearly represented within the group.

Dimensions: 9ft x 4ft x 4 ft

Creator

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Location County

Location Site

Grant Medical Center

Location Street

111 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215