Rockefeller Park

New York, NY

The sculptures of Tom Otterness are located in a terrace near the Chambers St. entrance and the playground.in Rockefeller Park. A major installations is "The Real World" in the Chambers St. terrace. Carr, Lynch and Sandell collaborated with Mr. Otterness to provide a foundation for the large pieces and to integrate the work in to the paving of the terrace. Smaller figures watch over backgammon, chess and checker players on the terrace from the walls, benches, tables, and light fixtures. In the playground, Mr. Otterness' Dodo bird is integrated into a toddler water-play feature.