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Moon Bird by Joan Miro

Before Joan Miro’s 14 foot Moon Bird sat in front of the north side of the Solow Building, Sheldon Solow had an Alexander Calder mobile installed- only to see it blown over by the wind. Since the 12 foot Calder piece could’ve turned into death-by-art to passersby, the developer decided a more stabile piece would prevent an impending death zone. Solow already had a six foot copy of Moon Bird in his personal collection, and when he found out there was a 14 foot bronze available, he snapped it up for the rest of New York to enjoy. It sits on a great spot, next to the beautiful windows at Bergdorf Goodman, and across from the gorgeous old glamor of the Plaza Hotel.

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Who: Joan Miro

What: Moon Bird

Where: 14-40 West 58th Street

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