Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires Saint-Gaudens Standing Lincoln

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has acquired one of only 16 known casts of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Abraham Lincoln, the Man (Standing Lincoln), a rare, authorized reduction of the large bronze monument that the sculptor originally created for Lincoln Park in Chicago between 1884 and 1887. The Met’s 40-1/2-inch-high bronze statuette was one of a limited […]

Plaza at Met Entrance To Get a Redo

The Metropolitan Museum’s Fifth Avenue Plaza and Fountains are going to get a re-do. OLIN, a leading landscape architecture, urban design and planning studio, was chosen for the project. The plans were unveiled at a presentation at the Museum on February 7, 2012. Once all the necessary approvals for the project are in place, construction […]