Friday, September 17, 2004
BROADWAY MALLS TRANSFORMED WITH 25 SCULPTURES BY WORLD-FAMOUS ARTIST TOM OTTERNESS
DATE: Monday, September 20th, 2004
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Richard Tucker Park
66th Street and Broadway
EVENT & PHOTO-OP: A giant weeps, a frog prince sleeps next to his princess, and charactersdance on a bag of money as the Broadway Malls between 60th and 168th Streets fill up with 25 of artist Tom Otterness’s sculptures. Deputy Mayor Patricia E. Harris, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Artist Tom Otterness, Marlborough Art Gallery President Pierre Levai and Broadway Mall Association President Robert F. Herrmann will kick off the show’s opening.
Otterness’s works vary in size from under two feet to almost 40 feet in height – or length. The exhibit is the largest public art show ever on the Broadway Malls. The display of public art will run along Broadway through the Upper West Side, the campuses of Columbia, Barnard, and City College, and through Harlem to Washington Heights. "Tom Otterness on Broadway" is presented by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the Broadway Mall Association, and the Marlborough Gallery.View an interactive map of the exhibit
CONTACT: Megan Sheekey/Dana Rubinstein (212) 360-1311