A Look-Back to 2015 and the Seven Santiago Calatrava Sculptures on Park Avenue

 

 

 

Santiago Calatrava, S4 for The Fund for Park Avenue, 2015 with Urs Fischer’s Big Clay #4 in the background on the Seagrams Building Plaza.

Each summer, The Fund for Park Avenue commissions large-scale works by major artists for the medium running from 52nd to 65th Streets. While we wait for the next installation, George Rickey, which will celebrate the Park Avenue Sculpture Advisory Committee’s 20th anniversary this Fall, let us take a look back to the seven Santiago Calatrava pieces, commissioned for the summer of 2015.

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‘Alex Katz: Park Avenue Departure’ Arrived on Park Avenue Mall

 

 

 

Alex Katz on view at 52nd Street/Park Avenue

On the heals of Joseph La Piana: Tension Sculptures, The Fund for Park Avenue and New York City Parks announced its latest installation along the Park Avenue Mall from 50th to 57th Street. The commissioned work by artist Alex Katz (b. 1972) will include seven large-scale works, each work an iteration of Park Avenue Departure.

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Joseph La Piana: Tension Sculptures arrive on the Park Avenue Mall

 

 

 

Joseph La Piana: Tension on Park Avenue at 67th Street ~ the back of the installation

The Fund for Park Avenue commissioned Brooklyn-based artist, Joseph La Piana, to create six sculptures to grace the Park Avenue Mall from 53rd Street to 70th Street.

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Artist, Peter Halley Arriving at Lever House ~ Park Avenue

 

 

Image via PeterHalley.com ~ 2016 The Schirn Ring, Schrin Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

With the Adam Pendleton exhibit coming to an end at Lever House on August 28, 2018, we look forward to September, and the installation of the American artist, Peter Halley on two floors of this iconic building.

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Tony Cragg: Monumental Sculptures on the Park Avenue Mall

 

 

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Tony Cragg ‘Hammerhead, 2017, located at 72nd Street. Image courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery. Photo credit: Elizabeth Bernstein.

Let’s take a stroll and see the five Tony Cragg: Monumental Sculptures that now grace the Park Avenue Mall from 52nd Street to 79th Street.

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Beyond the Centerline ~ Vote’s Are In! And The Winners Are…..

 

 

Fisher Brothers competition ~ Beyond the Centerline

The 17 finalists for Beyond the Centerline have been on view in the lobby of 55 West 52nd Street and online for the public to review and vote for a new and exciting Park Avenue design.  Here are the winners from the jury, and the popular vote in the Fisher Brothers competition.

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The Exhibit ‘Premonition’ Opens at Lever House ~ Park Avenue

 

 

 ‘Premonition’ by artist Reginald Sylvester II. Image via Lever House Art.

The beautiful art space at Lever House on Park Avenue opened its doors to a new, solo exhibit by Brooklyn-based artist Reginald Sylvester II entitled Premonition.

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Rob Fisher Brings “City, 2017” to Park Avenue

 

 

New art installation presented by The Fund for Park Avenue is now on view. Check out Rob Fischer’s ‘City, 2017.’

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