Art: Energy as Delight

Without doubt, the show of Mark di Suvero's sculpture in (and out of) Manhattan's Whitney Museum is one of the biggest enterprises ever to involve a living artist. The works−65 in all, ranging from tabletops to steel monsters five stories high−are distributed in parks and public places all over New York City's five boroughs. For weeks, cranes were busy from Yankee Stadium to Central Park's Conservatory Garden, hoisting the ponderous components into place. The catalogue lists more than 90 administrators, engineers, city officials, industrialists and artists who pooled their services to create this...

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