Austin, Texas non-profit group Capital Area Statues is giving a gift to its home city: A bronze statue of Willie Nelson. The larger-than-life likeness of the larger-than-life character will be unveiled at 4:20 pm on April 20. Har har. Sculptor Clete Shields described the challenge of creating an image of such a multi-faceted legend; as quoted by Rolling Stone:

Creating a sculpture of such an icon while he is still living presents its challenges. The sculpture needed to appeal to a broad audience and conjure up the fond memories of so many different people.

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