Sven Lukin

American, b. 1935, Riga, Latvia
Sven Lukin


Sven Lukin’s art challenges the conventional norms of painting and sculpture. Untitled (1969) is one of the sixteen works of art commissioned for its location on the Empire State Plaza. Lukin uses the Plaza’s architecture to create a three-dimensional work that appears both restrained within and breaking free from the confines of the Empire State Plaza’s concourse walls. Painted on wood, the colors change with the movement of the work as neon orange, green and pink abruptly change and unfold into cooler tones of blue, green and pink.



Sven Lukin, Untitled


Title: Untitled
Date: 1969
Medium: enamel on wood
Dimensions: 140 x 1428 inches
Accession Number: P66.2.3
Location: South Concourse







Empire State Plaza Art Collection


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