Escape Velocity

May 16, 1998 – August 31, 1998

Opening: May 17, 1998 (2:00 pm – 6:00 pm)

Artists: David Baskin, John Beech, Miggy Buck, Mark di Suvero, Rena Julieta Hanono, Robert Hickman, Tim Kaulen, Wendy Klemperer, Christine Koch, Christopher Lesnewski, Robert Lobe, Jiro Naito, Alissa Neglia, Bob Seng, Jane South

Opening Performance- Music by: Queens Symphony Youth Gospel Choir, Mozaic Orchestra, and Samba Novo.

Programs at Socrates Sculpture Park are made possible by friends of the park, individual contributions and the City of New York, Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, Queensborough President Claire Shulman, City Councilmember Walter McCaffrey and the Department of Parks 7 Recreation. Additional support is provided by, the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Queens Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Athena Foundation, Citizens Committee for NYC, City Parks Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, tJerome Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, National Foundation for for advancement in the Arts, the Edward and Sally Van Lier fund of the New York Community Trust, New York Foundation for the Arts, Newman’s Own Foundation f, Morry and Margo Cohen, Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro, Adirondack Chair Co., Harold Anthony Inc., Chase, Con Edison, John Corrieri Sanitation, Greenpoint Savings Bankl, Green Guerillas, Independence Savings Bank, Leifer Bros. Steel Co., Long Island General Supply, Materials for the Arts, Nolan-Lehr Group Plant Specialists, Richards & O’Neil llp, Daimler-Benz-Ag, Fischerwerke Arthusr Fischer GMBH & Co. kg, Karl-Hofer Gesellschaft.

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