All the works on display at One World Trade Center, including pieces by
, have been selected not only to complement the muted and classically influenced architecture at the long-awaited former site of the World Trade Center, but to express the building’s universal ethos. As Andrew Dermont, one of Edelman Arts’s curators, explained
, “We were trying to put art in the building that we thought would be unifying, instead of divisive. We wanted it to accommodate everyone’s tastes.”
Image credits: José Parlá, ONE: Union of the Senses, 2014. Acrylic, Ink, Gesso and Enamel Paint on Wood. 14.5 feet by 90 feet; Fritz Bultman, Gravity of Nightfall, 1961. Oil on Canvas – 3 panels 96 x 144 in.