Rafael Barrios has been selected to install ten large scale sculptures in Park Avenue New York.
March 2 – June 30, 2012
The Fund for Park Avenue Project
The Fund of Park Avenue, The Park Avenue Malls and the City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation, provide a unique opportunity to present sculptures to the public on New York City’s upper eastside. For this spring they have chosen Venezuela sculptor Rafael Barrios to show his monumental work. The installation will start the night of March 2nd.
Located between the area of 51st and 67th streets, from the Waldorf Astoria to The Armory Building, the ten large scale sculptures will be installed previous to the opening of the art fair The Armory Show (March 8 – 12 Pier 92).
Since 2000, well known artists have been selected for the temporary exhibits, among them: Will Ryman, Robert Indiana, Manolo Valdes, Tom Otterness. Louise Nevelson, Yoshitomo Nara (2010) and Fernando Botero. More info about this project at www.fundforparkavenue.org.