June 2, 2017
Mahonri M. Young (1877-1957), End of a June Day, c.1931, oil, 36 x 29 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate.
Today’s Artwork of the Day by Mahonri M. Young celebrates the long days of June as the Summer Solstice approaches later in the month. Young spent much of his adult life in New York, though he traveled to Utah often as he was the sculptor of the This is the Place monument in Salt Lake City,