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The sculpture that you have seen in front of Carnegie Hall was a gift to the university from Hobart Taylor, a former member of Howard University Board of Trustees. Taylor passed in April of 1980 and later had the sculpture "Symbiosis" donated to Howard University. The sculpture was created by Richard Hunt.

Symbiosis, meaning a relationship of mutual benefit or dependence, was dedicated to Howard University on Dec. 2, 1981. The sculpture was made out of corten steel and it stands nine feet tall and four feet wide.

According to the Art Resource Technical Service in Maryland, the sculpture has been appraised at a value of $50,000.

Aeja O. Washington
The Hilltop, Tuesday, October 26, 2004

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Photos: Mohamed Mekkawi and Bobby Broughton

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