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Robert Hickman Recent Work Saint Peter's Church

Robert Hickman

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November 4, 2013
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Robert Hickman
Recent Work
Saint Peter's Church

October 25 - December 9, 2013
Opening Reception Friday October 25, 6-8pm
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street
Lexington Avenue / 51st–53rd Streets Subway Station (6,E,M)
The gallery is open daily 9am to 7pm

Image: DMMDI, 2013
photo by Etienne Frossard
 
Robert Hickman will be showing recent cut glass and mirror sculpture, inspired by Islamic tile and Roman pavement mosaic, at Saint Peter's Church in midtown. Hickman is perhaps best know for his transparent glass mosaic skylight for the 72nd Street Subway station at Broadway. His other permanent public commissions are at Bryant Avenue pedestrian bridge, Hunts Point, Bronx; Capital Community College, Hartford, CT; and at Roosevelt Island Station, New York. He has exhibited in solo and group shows at New York venues PS1, SculptureCenter, Exit Art, White Columns, and Socrates Sculpture Park, among many others. His recent one person show at Long Island University received a review from Jan Castro in Sculpture Magazine. Hickman’s work has been recognized by many national and international awards, among them New York City MASterwork Award for Best New Public Art from The Municipal Society of New York. An Ohio native, Hickman is an assistant adjunct professor at Hunter college. He lives and works in Brooklyn.
 
SAINT PETER'S CHURCH
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street
New York, NY 10022-4610
(212) 935-2200
A congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
 
MIDTOWN ARTS COMMON
Regular exhibitions of contemporary art enhancing the human spirit are sponsored by the Midtown Arts Common in the galleries at Saint Peter’s Church. This program, and permanent installations such as the Erol Beker Chapel of the Good Shepherd, sculpted by Louise Nevelson, and the Exterior Cross by Arnaldo Pomodoro, are keystones of the church’s ministry of creatively shaping life in the city.

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