Power Man

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    Photo: Dan Jurgens
Welded found materials
63 x 50 x 12 inches
Collection of
High Museum of Art
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Lucas discovered that art could signify positive forces within him. Power Man, a 1985 piece constructed of scraps salvaged from an Alabama Power Company project near his home, offered insight into his potential. "When I started putting that thing together . . . it was like I was pulling energy from another world, like calling up electricity. It made me know I could do anything I want to."