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"Adam and Eve" sculpture returns

Sculpture in Dunn's Woods was damaged in May 2011


By IDS Reports

During a large windstorm in May 2011, the statue of Adam was hit by a falling oak tree , and the figure suffered injuries to its head and ankle.

The platform upon which he stood was also damaged. Eve survived the incident without a scratch but was removed with Adam to be refurbished.

The statue was created by Jean Paul Darriau  and installed on IU’s campus in the 1960s.
The statues cost $14,500 to be repaired by Venus Bronze Works of Detroit. However, insurance covered most of the cost.

Bronze statues depicting Adam and Eve located between Lindley Hall and Dunn Woods. IDS File Photo Buy Photos

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