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Sculptor:
Rosenthal, Tony 1914-2009  Search this
Fabricator:
Milgo Art Systems  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: Cor-Ten steel, painted
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New York Department of General Services One Centre Street New York New York 10007
Located Police Headquarters Plaza On Park Row, east of the Municipal Building New York New York
Date:
Commissioned 1971. Installed 1974
Notes:
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 60.
Lederer, Joseph, "All Around the Town: A Walking Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in New York City," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey, 1992.
Image on file.
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 60.
Rosenthal/1971-74 (Lower left:) First Prize 1974-75, ART in STEEL AWARD/Restoration donated by Apollon Waterproofing Co. signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Five huge intersecting discs piled on top of one another. Each disc was made by welding two flat discs together. Three of the discs touch the ground and the other two are positioned vertically. The five discs represent the five boroughs of New York. The piece is painted bright red.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Allegory--Place--New York City  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870081
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302725