Tuck Langland has created several works inspired by his travels in Africa. Masai Mother is a sculpture of a mother he saw in a small Masai village who was protecting her infant from the strange foreigner. This sculpture is located in the Arid Garden.
Tuck Langland. Masai Mother, 1993. Bronze, 20 x 8 x 8 inches. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer. © Tuck Langland.