NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A seven-foot tall bronze version of the famous sculpture “Medusa with the Head of Perseus” was unveiled Tuesday at Manhattan’s Collect Pond Park.
The statue is the work of artist Luciano Garbati and was created as a response to Benvenuto Cellini’s original work from the 16th century.READ MORE: Man Indicted In 7 Attacks Targeting Women In Brooklyn
Garbati says it reverses the traditional narrative of Medusa and is a tribute to the #MeToo movement.READ MORE: TSA Hiring Thousands Of New Security Officers In Anticipation Of Summer Travel Surge
The sculpture purposely faces the New York County Criminal Court, where Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape.
The statue will be on view through April 2021.MORE NEWS: Pickup Truck Goes Airborne, Slams Into Long Island Home
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