Art Daily: Soaring steel sculpture by preeminent American artist Mark di Suvero at Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Saturday, December 17, 2011
BROOKLYN, N.Y.- Storm King Art Center, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy have announced the installation at the Park of a soaring steel sculpture by preeminent American artist Mark di Suvero. Organized and implemented by Storm King, working closely with the Park and the Conservancy, the presentation of the work, titled Yoga (1991), represents the first initiative in an anticipated ongoing arts program there.
The roughly thirty-foot-tall composition is sited on the Bridge View Lawn at the Park’s Pier 1, overlooking the East River. It comprises an I-beam-bent into a U-shape that rocks and pivots on a stainless-steel pole, itself topped by an O-shaped element. The sculpture creates changing shadows and perspectives as the I-beam variously points to the harbor, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Governors Island, and beyond, while the O may remind viewers of a ship’s po … More



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December 17, 2011

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