Maintenance Worker Destroys Jim Osman Sculpture in Connecticut

June 23rd, 2015

Jim Osman's Grassy Lounge ChairA maintenance worker in Madison, CT has accidentally destroyed a bench created by New York City-based sculptor Jim Osman, valued at $10,000.  The work, which Art Observed previously stumbled upon during Bushwick Open Studios last year, was on view for the town’s Sculpture Mile contemporary art show, was taken apart and disposed of after the maintenance worker assumed it had been “left by skateboarders.”  “It’s kind of a big letdown,” Osman says.

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