New work to be installed in celebration of 25th anniversary of the Minneapolis sculpture garden
Minneapolis, May 2 2013—In celebration of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden's 25th anniversary, the Walker Art Center will install For Whom (2012) by artist Kris Martin in late June. The sculpture will be dedicated to Martin Friedman, former director of the Walker Art Center from 1961-1990, who spearheaded the creation of the Garden, now a beloved Minneapolis landmark.
"Through the addition of this large freestanding work by Belgian artist Kris Martin, the Walker adds to the extraordinary foundation of public artworks for the Twin Cities community," said Darsie Alexander, Chief Curator at the Walker. "It is a striking addition to to one of the most renowned urban parks in America."