Isa Genzken’s Rose Sculpture at the New Museum

Posted on: November 15th, 2010 at 6:27 am by

Saturday, October 30 was the last day for “Hell, Yes” at the New Museum on the Bowery.  That morning, the rainbow-colored signage was deposed from the second floor ledge in anticipation of a new sculpture mount.  It had been in place since the arthouse opened almost three years ago to the day. But truth be told, we quite enjoyed the absence of any facade props in these last couple weeks.

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Over the weekend, the Rose II arrived – a 28-foot steel rose crafted by German artist Isa Genzken back in 1993. The sculpture is Genzken’s first public display in New York City, and is reportedly [PDF] a “floral tribute” to the city she loves.

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Shall we tango?

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