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A LOBBY OF QUALITY: "THE BENNINGTON LEGACY"

September 19, 2015

Tags: Willard Boepple, Isaac Witkin, James Wolfe

Isaac Witkin, Shogun, 1968. Bolted steel, 72 x 144 x 144 inches (182.9 x 365.8 x 365.8 cm.) Courtesy Nadine Witkin. Alison Sheehy Photography.
Most art in building lobbies is by unknowns & forgettable. A notable exception is Tower 49, at 12 East 49th Street: it shows gallery- and even museum-quality art. Just now it's exhibiting “The Bennington Legacy: Sculpture by Willard Boepple, Isaac Witkin, and James Wolfe” (through October 29). (more…)