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May 2018

Public Art: Steinunn Thorarinsdottir ARMORS in Fort Tryon Park

May 9, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 13, 2018

Visitors to Upper Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park this May through September will be welcomed by ARMORS, a site-specific public art project on the park’s Cloisters Lawn for which Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir has positioned each of three androgynous figures in humanlike dialogue with a suit of armor that was cast from a custom 3D scan of a carefully chosen suit of armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection. The project’s incorporation of armor—a form that is both distinctly…

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