Birth of a Titan: Paul Manship’s Prometheus
Jun 16, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
One of the most recognizable public sculptures in the United States, Paul Manship’s “Prometheus” has presided over Rockefeller Center since 1934. A popular backdrop to photographs of tourists, shoppers, and ice skaters, the recumbent Titan attracted a torrent of abuse when first unveiled.
Join Vincent DiGirolamo, professor of history at Baruch College, for a discussion of Manship, art, and commerce. In conjunction with the exhibition “Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern.”