Streams

Students Create 8 Sculptures for NYC Waterfront

Friday, April 27, 2012

Riverside Park South Riverside Park South (Ed Yourdon/Wikipedia Commons)

Eight new sculptures created by students of a top New York City art school will be installed along the Hudson River.

The works by the Art Students League of New York will replace seven monumental sculptures that were created under the Model to Monument program last year.

They will go up in Riverside Park South between 59th and 70th Streets sometime in June. The works explore the theme of "flux."

The public art project, a partnership with the city's parks department, is in its second year.

The students in the nine-month program are trained in the process of creating site-specific three-dimensional public art.

Sculptor Greg Wyatt leads the program. He's the sculptor-in-residence at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in Upper Manhattan.

Tags:

More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.

Sponsored

Feeds

Supported by