Art Work

In The East, Brother Benjamin Franklin


Bronze, Stainless Steel, Marble


9′ x 17′


Grand Masonic Museum of Philadelphia

This Sculpting journey began with in-depth discussions at the new home of In The East, Brother Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia’s Masonic Temple, Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. Studio Wild West wanted more. After numerous meetings; from Historians through to Foundries and Rigging, Benjamin Franklin’s pilgrimage concluded. There’s a compelling narrative to discover in each of James West Sculptures. Much more on In The East, Brother Benjamin Franklin entire narrative to follow. This iconic public commission is open to the public for viewing and enjoying, as a tour offered at the Masonic Temple. Open Tuesday – Friday with tours 11 a.m. and 2 and 3 p.m. Open Sat (except July and August) with tours at 10 and 11 a.m. Call ahead to confirm. Masonic Temple, One North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107      (215) 988-1900