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The Shipwreck and the Beehive: A Sculpture Park Claims a Space for Itself, and Others

by Joel Kuennen
In the coming days, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign off on (by not vetoing) a Uniform Land Use Review Proposal that will officially add Socrates Sculpture Park to the city park system and literally “put it on the map.” On this plein air exhibition space’s 30th anniversary, a more fitting symbol of acceptance could hardly be more encouraging. For a place that has shifted from ferry slip, city landfill, illegal landfill, and finally appropriated into a sculpture park, transition and... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 5/13/16