Public art, politics, and the banishing of Civic Virtue



Frederick MacMonnies (sculptor), Thomas Hastings (architect), Piccirilli Brothers (carvers)
Civic Virtue Triumphant Over Unrighteousness, 1922, marble, more than 17 feet high (originally City Hall Park, Manhattan, then Queens Borough Hall, now Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn but without fountain basins)

Speakers: Dr. Michele Bogart and Dr. Steven Zucker

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