- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Mosaic Bench
- Amos, Emma, 1938-
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Roosters in art
African American artists--Georgia--Atlanta
African American women artists--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta
Civil rights--United States
Art, Modern--20th century
- Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990
- United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
- color photographs
- This glass mosaic bench (1996) forms part of an art installation designed by artist Emma Amos for the Ralph David Abernathy Memorial Plaza in Atlanta, which commemorates the legacy of the civil rights leader. Amos's installation also includes a bronze chair and a gazebo.
Photograph of a glass mosaic bench created by artist Emma Amos in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. The colorful design embedded on the bench resembles a patchwork quilt, and the pattern extends to the ground in front of the bench. Several smaller mosaics are embedded in the ground beyond the bench; one depicts a black-and-white rooster.
This bench forms part of an art installation designed by Amos for the Ralph David Abernathy Memorial Plaza in Atlanta, which commemorates the legacy of civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy. Amos's installation also includes a bronze chair and a gazebo.
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