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Dante Park

Time Sculpture at Lincoln Center map_it

  • Location: Northern point
  • Sculptor: Philip Johnson
  • Architect: Philip Johnson / Alan Ritchie
  • Description: Four clocks set in three vertical faces of oblique trianguloid form on oblique trianguloid base
  • Materials: Form--bronze; base--granite
  • Dimensions: West clock Diameter: 5' (approximate); north clock Diameter: 4'8" (approximate); upper southeast clock Diameter: 4'6" (approximate); lower southeast clock Diameter: 1' (approximate); form H: 18'; base H: 3'6" (approximate)
  • Cast: 1998
  • Dedicated: May 19, 1999
  • Donor: Yaffe and Gedalio Grinberg
  • Inscription: 1) front of base at right: "TIMESCULPTURE AT LINCOLN CENTER / BY PHILIP JOHNSON 1998 / GIFT OF YAFFE & GEDALIO GRINBERG"

    2) each clock face: "MOVADO"

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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