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(Left: "Home", From the collection of The Patterson Foundation, Patriot Plaza Sarasota, FL)

IN THE NEWS:

The forthcoming sculptures for the Bill Russell Legacy Project at Boston City Hall are in Boston Magazine this month.Younger Statues Will Rise (Almost) to Bill Russell’s Height, Boston Magazine Thank you to the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, Nicole Flynt, Ekua Holmes, Mo and Kia of the Boston Police Streetworkers, the girls of S.E.L.F. from Project R.I.G.H.T. and of the Lilla Frederick Pilot Middle School in Dorchester and Ale and Bella!!!

Announcing the Veterans Legacy Summit at Patriot Plaza on Nov. 14-15Summit Information HERE

Patriot Plaza feature in the September 2014 issue of Sarasota Magazine New Patriot Plaza Salutes Veterans With Inspired Works of Art

Ann's work appears in "The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture" by Donald Kuspit and others, hardcover now available! More information HERE

Coverage of the June 28, 2014 local unveiling of Patriot Plaza, Sarasota National Cemetery:

- Watch the Patriot Plaza community dedication broadcast" HERE
- ABC7 Special on Patriot Plaza, see "GALLERY"HERE
- "Sarasota to Dedicate Patriot Plaza Honoring Veterans and Their Families," WUSF News HERE
- "Unique project rises to honor the fallen," Sarasota Herald Tribune article HERE
- "Patriot Plaza: A Place Where Freedom is Front and Center," a special broadcast airing Sat., June 21 at 7 p.m. on ABC 7 WWSB, My Suncoast HERE
- Patriot Plaza feature in the Sarasota Herald Tribune: HERE

Check Out the Full Patriot Plaza Website: HERE

Ann Hirsch's Sculpture for Patriot Plaza: Sculptor brings strong, emotional energy to Patriot Plaza Art: Ann Wykell for The Patterson Foundation

President Barack Obama visits the Bill Russell Legacy Project before the public unveiling President Obama's sneak peek

"Russell in Bronze"*, a documentary chronicling the behind-the-scenes construction of the Bill Russell statue with interviews with Bill Russell, Red Auerbach, David Stern, Steve Pagliuca, Mayor Menino, and Ann Hirsch, airs on CSN: November 16 - 3:00pm, November 19 - 7:00pm, November 21 - 9:30pm, November 24 - 10 & 11pm AND November 28 - 11:30am & 8:30pm. Show segments can be seen here

"Russell in Bronze" - The Making of the Sculpture can be seen here

The Boston Globe's feature on the Bill Russell artwork and Ann Hirsch BY BAXTER HOLMES!: "Sculpting Bill Russell"

WBUR "Bill Russell Statue Unveiled At Boston City Hall" By Bruce Gellerman

The Boston Globe City Hall Plaza statue honors Celtics’ Bill Russell: Legendary star is immortalized at last in bronze" By Brian MacQuarrie

* NBA.com *"City of Boston celebrates Bill Russell: Player, activist, mentor" By John Hareas

Sports Illustrated: "Bill Russell honored with statue in Boston" by Ian Thomsen

ESPN "Bill Russell's statue unveiled" Chris Forsberg

November 1st, 2 - 4PM > The Bill Russell Legacy Project Unveiling at City Hall Plaza Boston!! The Bill Russell Legacy Project Unveiling

Boston Art Commission Interview:Interview with Sculptor Ann Hirsch on The Bill Russell Legacy Project

September 2013 > St. Sebastian is unveiled in Needham at St. Sebastian's School: The St. Sebastian Dedication Ceremony