New Life

February 5, 2017

Location:  Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 8909 W 179th Street, Overland Park


Owner:  City of Overland Park


Artist:  Pan Fen


Dates:  Created 2011; Installed October 2012

Medium:  Bronze



AKA Birth, Newborn Baby, Man and Nature, New Born


The shape of the water drop, the olive leaves and the dove symbolize a healthy, peaceful environment.  The child's open arms embrace these symbols of peace and prosperity.  It is symbolic of the opportunity we have to provide our children a healthy, peaceful world, if we create it.


This sculpture is part of the International Sculpture Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.








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