Gillian Wearing Celebrates Diane Arbus with her Monument at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza

 

 

 

Image Credit Gillian Wearing, Diane Arbus, 2021 Bronze, oil paint Presented by Public Art Fund at Doris C.Freedman Plaza, New York City, October 20, 2021 to August 14, 2022 © GillianWearing.Courtesy of Maureen Paley, London, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York and Regen Projects, Los Angeles Photo: Nicholas Knight, Courtesy of Public Art Fund, NY.

Public Art Fund is pleased to present British conceptual artist Gillian Wearing’s life-size bronze sculpture Diane Arbus—a tribute to the legendary photographer. Arbus was a lifelong New Yorker and often frequented Central Park, where she made photographs of everyday people. Wearing’s sculpture is on view in Doris C. Freedman Plaza at the southeast entrance to the park. It depicts Arbus with her finger on the shutter button of her iconic twin lens camera, as she might have been seen in the 1950s and 60s.

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Public Art Fund to unveil Sam Moyer: Doors for Doris ~ September 16th

 

 

 

Concept rendering of Sam Moyer: Doors for Doris on view starting September 16, 2020 at Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park. Image courtesy Sam Moyer Studio and Sean Kelly, New York

Artist, Sam Moyer created a new site specific installation for the Public Art Fund at the entrance to Central Park on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza. The enormous three-part sculpture creates a gateway that poetically bridges the architecture of the city and the natural landscape of the park.

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Jean-Marie Appriou: The Horses Arrive on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza

 

 

 

Jean-Marie Appriou: The Horses arrive on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza

Jean-Marie Appriou: The Horses arrived on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza this month, following Mark Manders: Tilted Head.  Curated by Public Art Fund Curator, Daniel S. Palmer, the massive equine sculptures stand like surreal sentinels at the entrance to Central Park.

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Public Art Fund introduces Mark Manders: Tilted Head at Doris C. Freedman Plaza

 

 

 

mark Manders ‘Tilted Head’

The Public Art Fund has a lot going on this year, on the heals of the opening of Siah Armajani in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Coinciding with Met Breuer’s Siah Armajani: Follow This Line, it will unveil Mark Manders: Tilted Head at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza, on the southern end of Central Park at Fifth Avenue.

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