Meijer Gardens to show works of sculptor Pepper


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids is set to host an exhibition of the works of metal sculptor Beverly Pepper.

"Beverly Pepper: Palingenesis 1962-2012" opens Friday.

Pepper is known for her innovative works in steel, iron, bronze and stone.

The retrospective being shown exclusively at Meijer Gardens traces Pepper's work in metal throughout her five-decade career and will be on display until Aug. 26.

It features more than 20 works and is Pepper's largest museum presentation in recent years, with loans from a number of well-known museums, galleries and private collections.