Michael Brown sculpture on display at the Contemporary Art Museum St Louis

Credit: Sanford Biggers, BAM (for Michael), 2016. Bronze with black patina, 19 x 6 x 4 inches. Collection of Dr. Daniel Berger, Chicago. Courtesy the artist; Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago; Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen; and Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong. © Sanford Biggers.

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A sculpture dedicated to Michael Brown is now on display at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) through Dec. 30. 

In a press release, CAM said artist Sanford Biggers' sculpture "BAM (for Michael)" is apart of a collection which memorialize and honors African American victims of police violence by elevating specific stories to combat historical amnesia."

READ: Family, friends, activists remember Michael Brown on anniversary of his death

Biggers' art collection includes three sculptures in the exhibition include "BAM (for Sandra)," "BAM (for Terence)" and "BAM (for Jordan)," dedicated to Sandra Bland, Terence Crutcher, and Jordan Edwards.

After speaking with Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, Biggers chose to include "BAM (for Michael)". He met McSpadden during the opening week of the exhibition in early September. 

“I’m very appreciative of Sanford Biggers and his artistic vision of pain, oppression and unjust brutality," McSpadden said in a statement. "This BAM sculpture, dedicated to my son Michael Brown, is an example of our millennial generation’s expression of history, a true testament of our days, our lives, and our country."

The concept of the art collection aims to bring light to the pain of the victims, their families while creating a platform for national dialogue. 

For more information, click here. 

 Copyright 2018 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.