- Associated Press - Thursday, December 18, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland officials are unveiling the acquisition of several works of art by Maine artist Bernard Langlais that are being placed in public buildings around Maine’s largest city.

Officials will commemorate the public art effort at 3 p.m. on Thursday at Ocean Gateway Terminal in front of Langlais’s “Standing Bear” sculpture. City officials say the ten artworks include sculptures, wood reliefs, abstract works and birdhouses gift to the city from the Kohler Foundation.

Langlais was born in 1921 in Old Town, Maine and died in 1977. His sculptures will be located at locations including the Portland Public Library, Portland Jetport and Portland High School.

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