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Empire State Plaza Sculpture Park - Albany, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 39.092 W 073° 45.538
18T E 601724 N 4722865
Quick Description: The Empire State Plaza is a landscaped park surrounded by the State Capitol building and various government office in downtown Albany, NY
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2013 10:57:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMHXMJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
When the Empire State Plaza was constructed during the late 1960s and early 1970s, then New York Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller amassed a large collection of modern abstract sculpture for public display on the grounds of the Empire State Plaza.

The focal point of the plaza is a rectangular reflecting pool that stretches from northwest to southeast through the center of the plaza. There are twelve large works of modern abstract sculpture by major artists on displayed on the grounds and surrounding the reflecting pool of the 1000' by 700' plaza. In counter clockwise order from the northwest are:

Wild Rice - by Lyman Kipp
Geometric Mouse, Variation I - by Claes Oldenburg
Two Lines Oblique - by George Rickey
The Snake is Out - by Tony Smith
Yellow Blue - by Ellsworth Kelly
Verge - by Clement Meadmore
Helmet V - by Dimitri Hadzi
Triangles and Arches - by Alexander Calder
Double One on C - by Herbert Ferber
Trio - by George Sugarman
Salem Seven 1/3- by Antoni Milkowski
The Cathedral Evening - by Ronald Bladen
Garden Name: Empire State Plaza

Owner/Commissioner of Garden: State of New York

Location: Empire State Plaza

Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY United States

Hours: always available

Fees?: no

Garden Website: [Web Link]


Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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