Wednesday, September 28, 2011

"Double Check" By Seward Johnson - The Survivor Sculpture

Double Check by Seward Johnson, ©1982 The Sculpture Foundation
Double Check by Seward Johnson, ©1982 The Sculpture Foundation

Seward Johnson's 1982 sculpture, "Double Check" for Zuccotti Park (formerly called Liberty Plaza Park) shows a very lifelike "everyman" businessman sitting in the park. The bronze businessman sculpture survived the  September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks of the nearby World Trade Center covered in debris bearing scratches and bruises. Johnson has called his sculpture an iconic "stand-in" for those who didn't make it, a poignant reminder of hope and endurance for us all. Zuccotti Park is located in Lower Manhattan near the World Trade Center, and is bounded by Broadway, Trinity, Liberty and Cedar Streets.


lpasit said...

I wanted to let you and your readers know that you can find out more about this artist, Seward Johnson, and his work at The copyright line for the sculpture image should read:
Double Check by Seward Johnson, ©1982 The Sculpture Foundation. Sincerely, TSF

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