Two giant sculptures known as "White Ghost" by Japanese pop artist Yoshitomo Nara are installed on Park Avenue, in conjunction with today's opening of Nara's exhibit at ASIA SOCIETY called "Nobody's Fool." The 12 foot-tall sculptures are made of fiberglass and steel. They are located on the Park Avenue median near the entrances to Asia Society (at 70th Street) and Park Armory (at 67th Street).
Yoshitomo Nara is a leading Japanese Neo Pop artist who is internationally known for his work depicting small children and animals in solitary settings. Nara was born in 1959 in Hirosaki in northern Japan.