Mother Teresa Monument

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Mother Teresa Monument
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Artist Gautam Pal
Year 2009
Type bronze
Dimensions 200 cm (78 in)
Location St. Joan of Arc Chapel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Owner Marquette University

The Mother Teresa Monument is a public art work by artist Guatam Pal. It is located on the west side of the St. Joan of Arc Chapel on the Marquette University campus in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sculpture depicts Mother Teresa dressed in a sari and holding an infant. The sculpture commemorates Mother Teresa's 1981 visit to Marquette, when she was awarded the Pere Marquette Discovery Award.[1] The sculpture was dedicated on October 6, 2009 as part of a weeklong celebration of the "Centennial of Women at Marquette."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mother Teresa Sculpture Pledged to Marquette". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 14 November 2004. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Oviatt, Glenn (6 October 2009). "Mother Teresa Statue is 'Visual Reminder'". Marquette Tribune. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 

Coordinates: 43°02′16″N 87°55′54″W / 43.037651°N 87.931616°W / 43.037651; -87.931616