Gibson's Guitartown Takes a Stand for Public Arts

Gibson Guitar CEO and Guitartown honorary chairman, Henry Juszkiewicz (pictured, center) presents the first two 10-foot-tall fiberglass guitars 4/02/2004 7:00 AM Eastern

Gibson Guitar CEO and Guitartown honorary chairman, HenryJuszkiewicz (pictured, center) presents the first two 10-foot-tallfiberglass guitars to world-renowned fashion designer Manuel (at left)and Hatch Showprints artist Jim Sherraden in Nashville. Guitartown is apublic arts project that will feature 50 of the giant guitarsculptures--25 Gibson Les Paul models and 25 Gibson Chet Atkins CountryGentleman models-- to be artistically designed by local andnationally acclaimed visual artists and placed throughout Nashville infront of the city's landmarks and businesses for a period ofone year. Manuel's Les Paul and Sherraden's Chet Atkins are the firsttwo to be placed. A special unveiling of the completed sculptures willtake place later this year.

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