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Fort Tryon Park: Steinunn Thorarindsdottir’s ‘Armors’

Artist Steinunn Thorarindsdottir, in conjunction with NYC Parks, will mount the ARMORS art installation on Cloisters Lawn in Fort Tryon Park from early May through mid September.  Using casts of 16th century suits of armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection, ARMORS will entail three pairs of sculptures, each with a cast aluminum suit of armor that faces a nude, androgynous human-scale figure.

Thorarinsdottir has positioned each of three pairs of figures to be in dialogue with one another.  The project’s incorporation of armor– Continue reading Fort Tryon Park: Steinunn Thorarindsdottir’s ‘Armors’

Fort Tryon Park: Steinunn Thorarindsdottir’s ‘Armors’

Artist Steinunn Thorarindsdottir, in conjunction with NYC Parks, will mount the ARMORS art installation on Cloisters Lawn in Fort Tryon Park from early May through mid September.  Using casts of 16th century suits of armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection, ARMORS will entail three pairs of sculptures, each with a cast aluminum suit of armor that faces a nude, androgynous human-scale figure.

Thorarinsdottir has positioned each of three pairs of figures to be in dialogue with one another.  The project’s incorporation of armor– Continue reading Fort Tryon Park: Steinunn Thorarindsdottir’s ‘Armors’