Sculpture unveiled in Van Cortlandt Park

A new sculpture was unveiled in Van Cortlandt Park on Thursday to showcase how water flows through the park.

A new sculpture was unveiled in Van Cortlandt Park on Thursday to showcase how water flows through the park. (6/25/15)

THE BRONX - A new sculpture was unveiled in Van Cortlandt Park on Thursday to showcase how water flows through the park.

"We started with the idea of fish, waves and water," says Lee Apt, one of the seven artists who sculpted the piece. "We incorporated all of that to this piece which has a fish-like, wave-like appearance."

The artwork is part of a partnership between the Parks Department and the Art Students League of New York called Model to Monument. The design symbolizes movement and endless waves, and took nearly three hours to assemble.

"What I want to do is bring the arts here because it makes people think differently about the landscape," says Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy President Margot Perron.

"Water" will be displayed until May 2016.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A body was found in the wooded area 1 Body found in wooded area near Eastchester bowling alley
News 12 asked viewers what they thought about 2 Hudson Valley Talks Trump: First 100 days
News 12 asked residents what they thought about 3 Westchester Talks Trump: First 100 days
A kid from the Bronx is one of 4 Actor from the Bronx stars in '13 Reasons Why'
News 12 asked viewers what they thought of 5 Connecticut Talks Trump: First 100 Days

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE