Floating Woman, 1927
Hunters Point South park
Long Island City, Queens, NY
September 24, 2020–September 28, 2021

September 24, 2020 — Floating Woman, 1927, dedication ceremony.

To honor the sculpture’s placement, as well as the Lachaise’s love of dance, Karesia Batan, a member of Queens Community Board 2 and director of The Physical Plant, organized a very moving ceremonial dance performance set to Chopin’s Nocturne Op.9 No.1.

PDF: Press Release
VIDEO: Dedication ceremony video (Instagram IGTV), 18:19 min
VIDEO: Floating Woman: Got Life (Youtube), 2:30 min
PHOTOS & VIDEO: Lachaise Foundation (official Instagram)
ARTICLE & VIDEO: Sculpture Forum 15: Gaston Lachaise's Floating Woman, Observations with Brandt Junceau, 10 min
PRESS: Forest Hills Times, October 1, 2020, "Famed 1920s sculpture floats to LIC waterfront"
PODCAST: It's in Queens "It's in Queens 10 22 2020" Jeff Simmons talks to Paula Hornbostel, approx 24 min


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