Open Space: Jedediah Ceasar

May 2, 2010 – June 6, 2010

Opening: May 2, 2010 (2:00 pm – 6:00 pm)

Artists: Jedediah Caesar

In February of 2010, a rag-tag band of excavators — some employees of Socrates, some mercenaries — dug until reaching bedrock, then cast their findings. The resulting topography was taken off-site to be displayed as part of Jedediah Ceasar’s solo exhibition at D’Amelio Terras Gallery. It then returned to Socrates Sculpture Park to be shown alongside the work site where it originated.

This project is made possible by the dedication and support of our volunteers, patrons and friends and by the generosity of: Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Cowles Charitable Trust, The Fifth Floor Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, JPMogan Chase, Naitonal Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. This Program is supported, in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Special thanks to the City of New York, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, City Councilmember Eric Gioia, and the Department of Parks & Recreation, Commissioner Adrian Benepe.

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