ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Shadows and Flags, 1977
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Louise Nevelson
Architect
Smith-Miller & Hawkinson Architects
Materials
Painted Cor-Ten Steel
Dates
  • Constructed, 1977
  • Restored, 2010
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Description
Sought after for her large-scale sculptural works, Nevelson was also one of the first artists, and the only woman, to become a central figure in the burgeoning public art revival of the 1960s. She created more than 22 public commissions in her lifetime.

Officially opened in 1978, Louise Nevelson Plaza was one of the first plazas in New York City to honor a woman and the first to honor an artist. It occupies a site—on William Street between Maiden Lane and Liberty Street—that once include...
Downtown Alliance
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Location
William St & Maiden Lane
New York, NY
United States

Louise Nevelson Plaza.
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