A world-renowned sculptor and artist is exhibiting his bronze sculptures and drawings in “Though much is taken, much abides …”, running, May 28 through June 26 at The Gallery at Penn College. The drawings in the exhibition are from Ed Smith’s “Beggars of Venice” series, and are being displayed along with large and small bronze sculptures. Smith’s work includes abstract images of the human body and is primarily involved with mythic and heroic aspects of “The Artist” and man, reminding the viewer how to retain humanity in a world where oftentimes the wrong individuals are idealized. Traditionally, bronze figures served to commemorate the past, present and future, and prompted viewers to remember great deeds, great men or actions; they embodied the dreams and hopes of men, cities, states and countries. Smith’s sculptures attempt to bring into focus what is

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