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New School photograph collectionBuildings and campus (NS040101.SII) ➔ Alicia Penalba's Sculpture in the Courtyard of The New School

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Peter Moore (photographer)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)


September 1 1964

Work Type

photographic prints


This photo depicts Alicia Penalba's sculpture, titled Cathedrale, from circa 1960. The sculpture first appeared in a 1961 exhibition by the New School Art Center, Mechanism and Organism, and was later purchased for the Art Collection. The courtyard was created in the late 1950s and it connects 66 West 12th Street (Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall) and 65 West 11th Street (Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts). In the 1960s, '70s and '80s the courtyard housed several sculptures, such as this one. In 1997, it was renamed the Vera List Courtyard. 


Peter Moore 351 West 30th Street, N.Y.C., N.Y. 10001 Sep 1 1964 E4 Phone 564-5989 PLEASE CREDIT


box 3, folder 19



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