Virtual Program: Birth of a Titan: Paul Manship’s Prometheus

June 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Installation view of "Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern"

One of the most recognizable public sculptures in the United States, Paul Manship’s Prometheus has presided over Rockefeller Center since 1934. A popular backdrop to photographs of tourists, shoppers, and ice skaters, the recumbent Titan attracted a torrent of abuse when first unveiled. Join Vincent DiGirolamo, professor of history at Baruch College, for a discussion of Manship, art, and commerce. In conjunction with Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern.