ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Erol Beker Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 1977
Artworks: Installation

Artist
Louise Nevelson
Architect
Hugh Stubbins Jr.
Materials
Wood
Dates
  • Constructed, 1977
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Description
The Chapel of the Good Shepherd is a five sided sanctuary with six abstract wood sculpture installations by Louise Nevelson. Each installation represents a different aspect of Christianity: the North Side contains Three Columns that represent the Trinity and the Cross of the Good Shepherd; the East Wall symbolizes the Frieze of the Apostles; The Southeast Corner contains the Cross of the Resurrection; Grapes and a Wheat Lintel are over the south entry door; and finally the West Wall's sculpture...
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Location
619 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States

Located in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd in Saint Peter's Church.
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