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ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)


ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Central Park Zoo gate proposal (New York, NY), Rochester, NY, 1985
Graphite on paper
Pencil signed and dated
Sheet: 18 3/4" x 19"
This concept became the foundation of "Animals Always," a large-scale exterior gateway sculpture at the entrance to the St. Louis Zoo in St. Louis, MO. Weighing in at over 107 tons this work contains the likeness of 50+ animals that can be found in the zoo. The project was designed, built, and installed over a five year period of time and was finished in 2006.
Exhibited: The Art of Albert Paley, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., June 28 - September 28, 2014

Archive #: SCU 2006.01.03. Sheet is free and unmounted

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