"Urban Rattle, " is a monumental sculpture by artist, Charlie Hewitt. It was commissioned by Emily Santangelo for her clients, Equity Residential & Ten23. It was created in 2012. This sculpture is viewed by the HighLine Park.
Inspired by abstract forms of hands and tools, Charlie Hewitt is known for his sculpture, paintings, and woodcuts. Hewitt (b. 1946) studied at the New York Studio School under Elaine de Kooning and Philip Guston, and then returned to work in Maine. With geometric shapes and a bold contrasting color scheme, Hewitt’s work conveys an energy that captivates the viewer. Hewitt has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and his work is in many notable collections including The Whitney Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; the Fogg Museum in Cambridge and the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
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worldcitizen (8858) 2014-04-24 18:49
This is a cool piece of art from the HighLine. I like the bold colors against the modern architecture. Nice job with the framing and presentation, too. There's always something interesting to see on the HighLine, and I should go back for a walk there now that the weather is good.
- Copyright: Andre Bonavita (bona) (13737)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-03-20
- Categories: Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon EF 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/80 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: March in New York City
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-24 13:59