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Meet the Proud Caretakers of the 9/11 Memorial

Meet the caretakers who take care of the 9/11 memorial at Ground Zero with great pride and honor in their duties. Click for New 4 New York video.
September 13, 2019/by sdevine
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The Art of Healing at the 9/11 Memorial Glade

Time may heal many wounds, but some wounds only erupt with time. Years after the attacks of 9/11 we discover that tens of thousands of rescue, recovery, and relief workers, and the survivors and members of the lower Manhattan community are sick. Moreover, over a thousand people have already died from exposure to toxins at the World Trade Center site in the aftermath of 9/11. How can such wounds heal?
June 6, 2019/by sdevine
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New York’s 9/11 memorial had a tragic flaw. Here’s the plan to fix it

According to Alice Greenwald, president and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the new memorial is designed to commemorate those losses–and the continued suffering of the tens of thousands who are now ill from 9/11-related illnesses.
June 6, 2019/by sdevine

America picked artist Martin Puryear’s work for the Venice Biennale — and he’s everything America is not

When Puryear was chosen last summer to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale, it was a relief to know that the selection process was apparently uncorrupted, even if the State Department was in shambles and the tenor of American foreign policy had grown capricious and bellicose.
May 23, 2019/by sdevine

Martin Puryear, Swallowed Sun (Monstrance and Volute), Venice Biennale 2019

Martin Puryear (American, b. 1941) will represent the United States at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. Puryear is recognized for a fiercely independent visual language of object making that has developed over a half-century, and for a sculptural practice that has influenced generations of artists.
May 23, 2019/by sdevine

A First Look at ‘Liberty,’ Martin Puryear’s Exhibition for the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

“Liberty/Libertà” is the title of Martin Puryear’s exhibition for the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year, which officially opens today. The name anticipates the political reading that is inevitable in this show about national representation at a time when that subject is particularly fraught, and it contains many charged historical references, particularly to Black political history.
May 23, 2019/by sdevine

A curving line of steel in the sky to mark Moscone Center expansion

When Christine Corday was named a finalist in the public art competition for the Moscone Center expansion, she did not have the six months that the other two finalists were given, and she did not even have the opportunity to visit the site, near the corner of Fourth and Howard streets.
May 23, 2019/by sdevine

Corday Announced Recipient of 2019 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Brian Wall Foundation Grant for Sculptors

Donald D. Spencer, Chairman and CEO of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and Brian Wall, President of the Brian Wall Foundation, today announced that American artist Christine Corday is the 2019 recipient of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s Brian Wall Foundation Grant for Sculptors.
May 23, 2019/by sdevine

Jon Stewart, Michael Arad, and Others Talk About the Meaning of the Newly Unveiled Design for the 9/11 Memorial Glade

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has unveiled plans for a new on-site memorial dedicated to those rescue and workers who have suffered health problems or died after being exposed to toxic chemicals from the World Trade Center.
May 23, 2019/by sdevine
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Letter from FAPE

Letter from FAPE, regarding "Connections" installation by KC Fabrications.
July 3, 2018/by sdevine
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José Martí rides again in Havana thanks to American donations and a famous statue

José Martí rides again in Havana thanks to American donations and a famous statue.
July 2, 2018/by sdevine

US Embassy’s new sculpture in Beijing aims to connect

Connecting, a monumental sculpture specifically designed for the United States Embassy in Beijing by Martin Puryear, was officially unveiled at the embassy on May 8.
July 2, 2018/by sdevine
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Dan Colen on His Rollicking, Career-Spanning Show at Damien Hirst’s Gallery in London

“I saw the flag on the New York Thruway, and I called up the flag company to see if I could get one,” Colen explained. “Then we had the concrete block that it’s supposed to be set in, and the flagpole. I tried to stage it in 2010, but it just wouldn’t work.”
July 2, 2018/by sdevine

FAPE: Martin Puryear, Beijing, China

In 2008, FAPE commissioned Martin Puryear to create a work of art for the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
December 1, 2016/by sdevine
Michael Heizer, Altars. Photo Credit: New York Times, Washington Post, Gagosian Gallery

Michael Heizer at Gagosian Gallery

Artist Michael Heizer, long known for pushing the boundaries of scale in sculpture, just barely reined in his monumental tendencies for his new show at Gagosian’s Chelsea gallery in New York.
December 17, 2016/by sdevine
Obama Dedicates 9/11 Memorial Museum

Obama Dedicates 9/11 Memorial Museum

President Obama on Thursday dedicated the long-awaited museum commemorating the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a mournful elegy to the victims, a stirring tribute to the heroes and a firm resolve to never let terrorists shatter the spirit of America.
December 22, 2016/by sdevine

Christine Corday: Protoist Series, Selected Forms

Protoist Series, Selected Forms is the artist’s first solo presentation at an American museum and the culmination of her work replacing the paintbrush with the heat of a plasma torch.
December 14, 2016/by sdevine

Folk Art Facade to be Preserved

The New York Times has reported that MoMA has decided to preserve the main facade, at least in storage.
December 1, 2016/by sdevine

President Obama and First Lady Join Services to Commemorate Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are marking the tenth anniversary of the worst attacks on our country by joining ceremonies at each of the three sites where the planes crashed on September 11, 2001.
December 5, 2016/by sdevine
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A Show of Strength after 9/11

Photo: Chris Powers, of KC Fabrications, one of the thousands of workers constructing the memorials at the Freedom Tower.
January 5, 2017/by sdevine
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The World Observes 10-year Anniversary of Sept. 11

Ten years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and the downing of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., the world remembers.
January 5, 2017/by sdevine
Ground zero at daybreak on Sunday. Credit James Estrin:The New York Times

On 9/11, Vows of Remembrance

They played the bagpipes again and recited the names of the dead like poetry. Bells tolled, and requiems by President Obama and other dignitaries filled the amphitheater of ground zero on Sunday as America looked back upon a contagion of terrorism and war and renewed its vows of remembrance.
January 5, 2017/by sdevine
Construction workers Chris Powers and Kurt Wulfmeyer at the 9/11 Memorial site. Joao Costa/Yahoo! News

The 9/11 Memorial

Chris Powers and Kurt Wulfmeyer, of KC Fabrications, at the 9/11 Memorial site. The 9/11 Memorial Slide Show, Yahoo News
January 5, 2017/by sdevine
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Martin Puryear Presented with the National Medal of Arts

We are pleased to congratulate our client, Martin Puryear, for being a recipient of the 2011 National Medal of Arts for his contributions as a contemporary American sculptor.
December 1, 2016/by sdevine
New Yorkers rush to finish World Trade Center Memorial

New Yorkers Rush to Finish World Trade Center Memorial

On 11 September it will be exactly a decade since al-Qaeda flew passenger jets into the New York skyscrapers, the Twin Towers. A third plane crashed into America’s military headquarters the Pentagon and a fourth crashed in a field when passengers tried to overpower their hijackers.
January 5, 2017/by sdevine
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Official 9/11 Memorial Museum Tribute In Time-Lapse 2004-2014

Official 9/11 Memorial Museum Tribute In Time-Lapse 2004-2014
December 12, 2016/by sdevine