22-year-old Artist Lands Commission in Union Square Park

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown.

Photo courtesy of www.nycgovparks.org

By Paul Bisceglio

The Partnership and New York City has introduced a new in .

” is a 24 foot, 7,500 pound installation by , a 22-year-old graduate of College’s School of and Design who currently works in a Dobbs Ferry studio on the banks of the Hudson River. The sculpture is his first exhibition in New York.

The city’s Rec Department stated that the sculpture and the share a “natural dialogue”:

“Microscopic Landscape finds its inspiration in the multi-faceted structures and activities seen on the molecular level. The sculpture . . . is a static object that maintains the constant anticipation of movement, just as the grounds of Union Square provide the framework for the energetic flow of people and commerce.”

The sculpture can be found on the plaza of Union Square’s Triangle Park on Broadway and between 14th and 15th Streets, now through January 2013.

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