|Students Aspire, (sculpture)
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915- , sculptor
Relief of an African-American male and female figure in profile installed on an exterior brick wall. The two figures stand facing each other with one hand on each others waist and the other hand raised above their heads. The raised hand of each figure reaches for the middle disk of a set of five which form an arch over the figures. Each disk contains a scientific or technological symbol. Below the figures is a square relief of the root system of a tree; at the end of each root is a face.
1977. Dedicated April 28, 1979
approx. H. 14 ft. W. 4 ft. 6 in
Located at Howard University, 2300 6th Street, N.W., building facade, Washington, District of Columbia