Barye and the beasts

In his works of art, French sculptor elevated the status of animals

Art Reviews

February 11, 2007|By Glenn McNatt | Glenn McNatt,Sun Art Critic

Trapped in a life-and-death struggle, a huge African elephant cast in bronze rises on its haunches as hunters perched on its back slash with swords and spears at two powerful tigers that are attacking their party.

UNTAMED: THE ART OF ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE / / Through May 6 / / The Walters Art Museum / / 410-547-9000 or thewalters.org

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