Statue of Benito Juárez (New York City)

Benito Juárez is an outdoor bronze sculpture of Benito Juárez by Moises Cabrera Orozco, located in Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York. Donated by the State of Oaxaca on behalf of the Mexican Government and the Mexican Trade Center, the portrait sculpture was cast in Mexico in 2002 and installed on October 9, 2004.[1] It is the most recent statue in the park, and the first to depict a Mexican.[2]

Benito Juárez
The sculpture in 2014
Benito Juárez
Location in New York City
ArtistMoises Cabrera Orozco
Year2002 (2002)
TypeSculpture
MediumBronze
SubjectBenito Juárez
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
Coordinates40.753808°N 73.984638°W / 40.753808; -73.984638

See also

References

  1. "Bryant Park: Benito Juarez". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved July 6, 2014.
  2. "A walking tour of Bryant Park monuments". Bryant Park Corporation. Archived from the original on July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2014.



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