NEW YORK CITY: SCULPTURAL BEAUTY

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“JEAN-MARC, 2012” (A Portrait of the artist Jean-Marc Bustamante) by Xavier Veilhan
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Venus de Milo sculptures by Jim Dine on 6th Avenue

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Opened on December 27, 1932

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Cuban patriot and author Jose Marti. Sculptor: Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington. Location: Central Park South at Avenue of the Americas. Dedicated to the park in May 1965.
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World War 1, 107th Infantry Honored in Central Park.
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William Tecumseh Sherman, also known as the Sherman Memorial or Sherman Monument, is an outdoor sculpture of William Tecumseh Sherman by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, located at Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan, New York. Cast in 1902 and dedicated on May 30, 1903, the gilded-bronze monument consists of an equestrian statue and an allegorical female figure, Victory. Sherman was a bright military mind who served as a general in the Union Army. Saint-Gardens was an American sculptor (born in Dublin, Ireland) who gained notoriety for his sculptures of the Civil War. Victory is the Greek goddess Nike. 

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September 2017