December 6, 2010

A New York Winter Full of ‘Roses’

Posted in Philanthropy tagged , , at 7:46 pm by philanthropynews

Mid-winter months typically offer little in the way of flora in New York City, but Park Avenue will be in bloom this January thanks to an art project.

Sculptures of roses, some as tall as 25 feet, will be installed on the Park Avenue Mall between 57th and 67th Streets beginning Jan. 25. Designed by the artist Will Ryman, “The Roses” will include 38 blossom sculptures, as well as 20 individual rose-petal sculptures.

The blossoms will be grouped in clusters, and each cluster will be adorned with a brass ladybug, aphid, beetle or bee.

(Read more via Wall Street Journal Blog.)