08/13/2013 03:55 pm ET Updated Oct 13, 2013

82nd & Fifth: STUBBORN by Sinéad Vilbar

Fudō Myōō, "the immovable one," is thought of as a guardian and protector of Buddhist law. He holds a sword, which symbolizes his ability to cut through ignorance. "He's like the bouncer of Buddhism," says curator Sinéad Vilbar.

Take a closer look at this sculpture.