New York City to Build First LGBTQ Monument in Hudson River Park

June 27th, 2017

In a timely announcement during New York’s Gay Pride weekend, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that artist Anthony Goicolea has been tapped to design the first official monument to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, which will be installed in Hudson River Park. “It feels like there are certain shapes and patterns that are encoded in our DNA as humans that transcend any particular culture and speak to how we are unified in the larger scheme,” the artist says. “I wanted to create a space that feels familiar, even though it is new.”

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