Major Taylor

Major TaylorMajor Taylor stands at what feels like the main entrance to the Worcester Library. From Wikipedia:

Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor (26 November 1878–21 June 1932) was an American cyclist who won the world one-mile track cycling championship in 1899 after setting numerous world records and overcoming racial discrimination. Taylor was the first African-American athlete to achieve the level of world champion and only the second black man to win a world championship—after Canadian boxer George Dixon.

The framing is a bit unconventional, but I like the open space at left suggests a place for Taylor to break out of his sculpture and ride off into the real world.

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