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Artistic additions adorn Main Street

Pedestrians in the Gloucester Court House area were greeted by four new artistic additions this week, as three statues and a mural were set up in the village.

The installation of three statues, which are by world-renowned sculptor Seward Johnson, came during the ongoing Gloucester Arts Festival and residents can expect the pieces to remain for several months, as they are on loan.

The Cook Foundation, which puts on the Gloucester Arts Festival, made it possible for the pieces to remain until mid-September.

Placed in front of Olivia’s, the old SunTrust Bank building, and the Coca-Cola Building, the statues depict various professionals engaged in every-day activities.

Visitors to Olivia’s can expect to see a uniformed policeman on the lookout for parking violations, while a woman writing her to-do list rests on a bench in front of the former bank building. In front of the Coke Building, a businessman pores over financial reports in his briefcase.

This third statue carries...

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