in the Public Realm
New York Times Capsule, 2000
Artworks: Sculpture

Santiago Calatrava
Ennead Architects
Stainless steel
  • Constructed, 2000
New York Times Capsule - Jean Parker Phifer
This capsule is made of welded stainless steel, and is described by the artist as resembling a flower. It contains diverse artifacts of the late 20th century and will be permanently on display atop a polished black granite base until the year 3000, at which time the capsule will be opened. Derived from a sculpture series that explores the formal properties of folded spherical frames, the form of the capsule has been sliced through horizontally, forming two halves. The four top segments are hinge...
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West 79th Street & Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024
United States

Located in the entry plaza outside the Columbus Ave pavilion of The American Museum of Natural History
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