Mother Bear and CubsArtist: Beniamino Bufano
Dates: b.1898, San Fele, Italy d. 1970, California
Materials: Concrete with Marble and Granite Chips
Dimensions: 5' x 3' x 3'
Current Location: Greenwood Village
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About Mother Bear and Cubs
Bufano’s simplified style is evident in Mother Bear and Cubs, where the strong silhouette conveys peace, nurturance, and contentment. The artist expresses his great love for nature through his simple themes and elegant forms. He focused largely on animal representations, while he explored themes surrounding nature. The Bufano family cast this sculpture after the artist’s death.