Miquel Barceló’s Gran Elefandret by Liza Béar

Liza Béar talks to Miquel Barceló about his 26-foot bronze sculpture, Gran Elefandret, which was recently unveiled in New York’s Union Square.

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Miquel Barceló talks about his outdoor sculpture, Gran Elefandret, with Liza Béar. The 26-foot bronze sculpture, an outsize elephant balancing on its trunk, was cast at Alfa Arte, Eibar, in the Basque country, and shipped by freighter from Bilboa, Spain, in a 33-foot crate. The piece has previously been exhibited in Avignon, France. Its New York installation and the press conference on September 13th are courtesy Marlborough Gallery and the New York City Parks Department. Filmed by Liza Béar.

Liza Béar is a contributing editor at BOMB.

Richard Serra by David Seidner
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Serkan Ozkaya’s David Double Arrives by Liza Béar

Liza Béar talks to Turkish artist Serkan Ozkaya about his monumental David Double.

Thread to the Word: Alison Saar by Hadley Roach
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Alison Saar and Hadley Roach take a stroll through Madison Square Park to explore the stages and cycles of the Seasons.

Reading a Garden by Maya Lin & Tan Lin
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I am collaborating with a writer, Tan Lin, to create a space/garden that can be read.