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Socrates Sculpture Park Means Business in Midtown

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Socrates Sculpture Park’s Fact of the Matter exhibit closed this past Friday after its four-month run in the 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery. The unique Manhattan display featured the work of nine sculptors as they explored the relationship between material and artist.

 

This relationship, however, was not the only one on display. Jones Lang LaSalle, who manages this space, has solidified a longstanding commitment to the arts through its work in this lobby gallery. They sponsor four exhibitions each year – providing a platform for local arts and cultural organizations to highlight their work and expand their audience.

 

In the case of Socrates Sculpture Park, located in Long Island City, the partnership with Jones Lang LaSalle increased accessibility while reflecting Socrates' rich history and commitment to presenting large-scale artworks in the public realm. On the other hand, the employees and clients that pass through this space every day are exposed to a creative expression of arts and culture in the workplace. This partnership, and others like it, brought vibrancy to a setting that many employees spend a majority of their time, played a role in inspiring creativity, and blended two worlds that may have never crossed paths otherwise. 

 

Read more about the Fact of the Matter exhibition here.

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