At 78, a Memphis sculptor sees his work headed to museums

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Artist Luther Hampton stands among his sculptures in Tops Gallery. Four of 13 pieces in the Tops show will soon go to the collections at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Another piece, at a companion exhibition installed in the Tops space at Madison Avenue Park, will go to the Tennessee State Museum.</strong> (Courtesy of Matt Ducklo)

Artist Luther Hampton stands among his sculptures in Tops Gallery. Four of 13 pieces in the Tops show will soon go to the collections at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Another piece, at a companion exhibition installed in the Tops space at Madison Avenue Park, will go to the Tennessee State Museum. (Courtesy of Matt Ducklo)

Works by Luther Hampton, who graduated from the Memphis Academy of Arts in 1973, will go to three museums, including Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, the Baltimore Museum of Art and Tennessee State Museum.

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Luther Hampton Tops Gallery Elliot Perry Dr. James C. Varner Emily Ballew Neff Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Peggy Burch

Peggy Burch

Peggy Burch is Arts & Culture editor at The Daily Memphian.


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