A second photo of the bison skeleton statue, a new art implement at 9th and Broadway in downtown Kansas City MO named the “Descent of Civilization,” by Brooklyn artist Marc Swanson. In case you missed, here is Part One, which was this past Thursday’s post.
A new art installation was unveiled yesterday at Ninth and Broadway downtown at one of DST’s buildings – “Descent of Civilization,” depicting the skeleton of a bison, by Brooklyn artist Marc Swanson for the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The statue is to serve as a reminder of the nearly total eradication of the species from North America during westward expansion. Some free time on Thursday evening allowed me to grab a couple photos.