Cancer...There's Hope

July 18, 2016


Location:  Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park, W 48th Street and Roanoke Parkway, Kansas City, MO


Owner:  KCMO Parks & Rec


Artist:  Victor Salmones


Installed:  1990


Dedicated:  June 3, 1990


Medium:  Bronze



This sculpture is part of the Bloch Cancer Survivors Park and is the focal point of the Celebration of Life Plaza.  It represents the second step in a cancer diagnosis, treatment.  At the front of the sculpture are three people, hand-in-hand, happy that they have escaped the maze that is cancer. At the other end stand five figures, representing those who have received a cancer diagnosis and their loved ones and supporters, about to enter the arches of the maze of cancer.  Their faces show the fear and worry about their uncertain futures.  


This was the last sculpture created by Victor Salmones.  He was unfortunately diagnosed with cancer two weeks after completing this sculpture and died soon thereafter.









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