• Some Rockefeller Center Sculptures

    3 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    A faithful reader of this blog recently suggested that I write a post dealing with sculptures at New York City's Rockefeller Center. Fine idea. Below are images from when the center was new along with some color photos I took on various visits.
    The style used by the various artists is what might today best be called Moderne or Art Deco. In the 1930s when the work was done, the works were simply fashionable, up-to-date sculpting in tune with the architecture of the development.
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    Architectural rendering of lower Rockefeller Plaza by John Wenrich, 1932. At the time this was made, it...
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