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For Immediate Release: April 24, 2014
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department

D.C.'s Public Art

Sculptor Raymond Kaskey discusses monumental works

Photo by Museum staff.
Portlandia, Maquette. Kaskey Studio
Photo by Museum staff.

D.C.-based sculptor Raymond Kaskey, whose work includes architectural sculptures for the National WWII Memorial and the 38-foot Portlandia sculpture in Portland, Oregon, reinterprets classical themes and formal strategies to make them relevant for today’s society. After an introduction by curator Sarah Leavitt, Kaskey discusses his artistic process and the collaborative nature of large-scale public projects with the Museum’s executive director, Chase Rynd, Hon. ASLA. This lecture complements the exhibition Cool & Collected: Recent Acquisitions, which is open to attendees before the talk.

1.5 LU (AIA) | 1.5 CM (AICP) | 1.5 PDH (LA CES)

National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)

$12 Member | FREE for Students | $20 Non-member

Press passes available.

Thursday, May 1, 6:30–8 pm

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