LBJ statue removed for installation of new pedestal
Posted by Mark Hendricks
University News Service
Oct. 10, 2007
The statue has been removed temporarily for installation of a new and improved granite pedestal, and it will be returned to its prominent central-campus location as soon as that work is complete in three to four weeks.
The sculpture depicts a young LBJ as he may have appeared while a student at
Unveiled Sept, 14, 2006, the statue was commissioned by the Associated Student Government at
It is the work of acclaimed sculptor Lawrence Ludtke of Houston. Ludtke, who was a fellow in the National Sculpture Society and a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of British Sculptors, died earlier this year.