Automobile bumpers became the hallmark of Jason Seley’s artwork. Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller recommended Seley’s work for the Empire State Plaza Art Collection after acquiring a work of his art from The Museum of Modern Art. Colleoni II is based off of a full-scale replica of the equestrian sculpture of Colleoni in Newark, New Jersey. Seley reinterprets the antiquated format of the equestrian sculpture in a modern way through the use of automobile bumpers.
Title: Colleoni II
Medium: welded steel
Dimensions: 119 x 105.25 x 64.25 inches
Accession Number: P72.2.1
Location: Corning Tower Plaza Level
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