Storm King Arts Center & Wired Gallery - 06/08/15

The study of consciousness that can extend beyond the body is extremely important
for the issue of survival, since it is this part of human personality that
would be likely to survive death. ---Stanislav Grof
---Stanislav Grof quote

Growing up in Turkey, land of mosaics and textiles, Sevan Melikyan established a life-long
affinity for pattern and design. The years he spent as a student in Paris and New York, visiting
countless galleries and museums, introduced him to the great works that would serve as his
only formal training in the field of art.
Sevan Melikyan Bio

Harriet McCaig, Wired Gallery Director Sevan Melikyan and Nicholas Croft’s Mother,
Lee Croft, with the Work of Peekskill, NY Born Artist Richard Corozine

But I was in awe of the painters; I mean I was new in New York, and I thought
the painting that was going on here was just unbelievable. ---Robert Rauschenberg
---Robert Rauschenberg quote

Widely celebrated as one of the world’s leading sculpture parks,
Storm King Art Center has welcomed visitors from across the globe for fifty years.
Storm King Art Center

It is located only one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley, where
its pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting
for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by
some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.
100 carefully sited sculptures

Andy Goldsworthy created the Storm King Wall in Mountainville, New York in 1997.
At 2,278 feet long,the site-specific sculpture is made from stones gathered
around the Storm King Art Center’s property.
Storm King Wall

I've been in this business for years and I'm still
befuddled by the ways of this town. ---Meg Ryan
...befuddled by the ways of this town.

Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water. ---Fernand Leger
[ The Ashokan Reservoir is a reservoir in Ulster County, New York ]
The Ashokan Reservoir, ---Fernand Leger quote.

If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles - you're lovers, friends,
enemies, colleagues, strangers; you're brother and sister. That's what intimacy is,
if you're with your soulmate. ---Cate Blanchett
[ Nicholas Croft with Harriet McCaig @ The Brooklyn Academy of Music ]
Nicholas Croft with Harriet McCaig @ The Brooklyn Academy of Music

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