The Forgotten Artist "Hygeia"
Julian Hoke Harris Created Art for the Ages
hen they tore down the old terminal to make way for the new Hartsfield airport in 1983, something more was lost than a prime example of mid-century, jet-age architecture. Also gone was a sculpture evocative of its era, a style pioneered by a west Georgia sculptor whose name, like much of his art, has been lost to time. The piece was called â€œPhoenixâ€? after the symbol for Atlanta, a bird rising to new life out of the ashes. Consisting of a series of metal panels resembling
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