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McCarren Park

Bound Hands Rising Free map_it

  • Location: Father Jerzy Popieluszko Square; Bedford and Nassau Avenues
  • Sculptor: Thomas Cleveland
  • Description: A hand pointing down supports a group of three hands pointing upward with the higher, middle hand supporting a dove with wings spread and starting to fly, on a pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze; granite
  • Dimensions: Sculpture H: 3'9" W: 9"; pedestal H: 2' W: 1' D: 1'
  • Cast: January, 2000
  • Dedicated: May, 2000
  • Foundry: Modern Art Foundry, Inc., Long Island City, NY
  • Donor: DPR: Capital projects

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