Tag: Black Lives Matter

‘It had to come down,’ says Penn grad who sculpted city’s controversial Frank Rizzo statue | The Daily Pennsylvanian

The statue’s sculptor, Zenos Frudakis, received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Fine Arts from Penn in 1982 and 1983, respectively. Frudakis said when he understood how the statue was painful to Black residents of Philadelphia, he realized “it had to come down.” “I don’t want to hurt people,” Frudakis said. “It’s also kind of a distraction right now. Now that it’s...