Group of Bears

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Group of Bears
Group of Bears, Central Park, NYC - IMG 5751.JPG
The installation in Central Park

Group of Bears is a sculpture by Paul Manship. The 1932 bronze sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection was cast in 1933 and measures 88 x 72 x 56 inches.[1] The bronze sculpture at Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground, in Central Park, at Fifth Avenue and 79th Street, was cast in 1960 and unveiled on October 11, 1990. Other versions of the piece are featured on part of the William Church Osborn Gates (1952) and the Paul J. Rainey Memorial Gates (1933) at the Bronx Zoo.[2] Another cast of the work from 2008 can be found in Compton Gardens, in Bentonville, Arkansas.[3]

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  1. ^ "Paul Manship | Group of Bears | The Met". Retrieved 2016-08-20.
  2. ^ "Central Park Monuments - Group of Bears : NYC Parks". Retrieved 2016-08-20.
  3. ^ "Crystal Bridges Art: Group of Bears". Retrieved 2016-08-20.

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