Louisa map_it

Location:
Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street
Sculptor:
Monica Banks
Architect:
Castro-Blanco Piscioneri and Associates / Hanrahan and Meyers
Description:
Sculpture of horse made out of a continuous piece of steel, on flat metal base
Materials:
Metal
Dimensions:
H: 75" L: 76" W: 29" Plaque: L: 10 " W: 8.5"
Cast:
2002
Dedicated:
2002
Donor:
City of New York, Percent for Art
Inscription:
Louisa
I am Louisa, a black horse
one line, 978 feet long, see if
you find where I begin and end
but please don't climb or scratch me,
because I'm here for you to enjoy
with your eyes, again and again,
like a friend.
Monica Banks, 2001
Louisa and Rusty, steel rod

Commissioned by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Percent for Art program, the Department of Parks and Recreation,
and the Department of Design and Construction

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