Tribute in Light Over Liberty Island artspace, 2001 - Julian LaVerdiere and Paul Myoda
About the Work
About Tribute in Light Over Liberty Island artspace
On March 11, 2002, six months after the World Trade Center attacks, two beams of light rose into the night sky from a site just north of Ground Zero in honor of those lost on September 11th and in celebration ...Read More
On March 11, 2002, six months after the World Trade Center attacks, two beams of light rose into the night sky from a site just north of Ground Zero in honor of those lost on September 11th and in celebration of the spirit of all the New Yorkers who worked to rebuild and renew the City. The public art installation, Tribute in Light, has now become a permanent addition to the WTC Memorial and is illuminated every September 11th, projecting light four miles into the sky. The creative team for the original Tribute included artists Julian LaVerdiere and Paul Myoda, architects John Bennet, Gustavo Bonevardi, and Richard Nash Gould, and lighting designer Paul Marantz. Non-profit cultural institutions, Creative Time and the Municipal Art Society, provided production support with assistance from Battery Park City Authority. These limited edition renderings by LaVerdiere and Myoda served as conceptual designs and plans for Tribute in Light, capturing the visual and emotional impact of the installation.Read Less
About the Artist
About Julian LaVerdiere and Paul Myoda
Paul Myoda's sculptures, drawings, and videos have been shown in more than 50 national and international exhibitions. From 1990—1996 he was based in New York City, where he co-founded an art production company, Big Room, and served as adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He has written for art publications including Art in America, Flash Art, and Frieze. Since 2006 he has been based in Rhode Island, where he is an assistant professor teaching sculpture and new media in the Visual Art Department at Brown University. His series of interactive sculptures, Glittering Machines, was exhibited at the Dorsch Gallery in Miami in 2011.
In September 2001, LaVerdiere and Myoda collaborated, along with a team of architects and public art organizations including Creative Time and the Municipal Arts Society, to create Tribute in Light, a light memorial for the victims of the World Trade Center collapse. Tribute in Light has since become an annual installation. To learn more about Tribute in Light, please visit www.tributeinlight.com.Read Less
DescriptionPrint made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with glossy finish.
AuthenticationIncludes a Certificate of Authenticity
DimensionsThis work is printed full bleed with a black border.
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