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Alex Da Corte’s Enchanting Commission for The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden to Open April 16

For The Met’s 2021 Roof Garden Commission, Philadelphia-based artist Alex Da Corte (born 1980) has created a 26-foot-tall kinetic sculpture featuring the beloved Sesame Street character Big Bird and the modern aesthetic of Alexander Calder’s standing mobiles. The Roof Garden Commission: Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts will be on view April 16 through October 31, 2021.  The exhibition is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.  Additional support is provided by...

The Met Announces Alex Da Corte as Artist for 2021 Roof Garden Commission

(New York, February 11, 2021)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that Alex Da Corte (American, born 1980) has been commissioned to create a site-specific installation for The Met's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The Roof Garden Commission: Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts will be on view from April 16 through October 31, 2021. The exhibition is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Additional support...