Special Sub-Topic: Sculpture Parks of the United States
|This park in Mountainville, New York contains original works by artists such as Alexander Calder and Andrew Goldsworthy. The vast grounds can be traversed on foot or by tram tour. There is a brook in one of the fields; Goldsworthy's natural rock wall runs along it. The park is closed during the winter months, due to heavy snowfall. What outdoor museum is this?|
Storm King Art Center. The facility does have a small building atop one of the higher hills on the grounds. In this building, sculpture and painting exhibitions are staged, and the same presentation may be in place for several years at a time. However, the bulk of the Center's collection is on view outdoors.
|This park in Ghent, New York showcases dozens of sculptures on 90 acres' display space, out of a total park size of 300 acres. It has shown works by Donald Lipski, Beverly Pepper, Tom Gottsleben, Xavier Velihan, and many other top names in contemporary art. The park is free of charge, and guests are welcome to walk around it during daylight hours. Which of the following museums is it?|
Omi International Arts Center. The Omi Center is known for its large and striking sculpture pieces. The abundance of open space invites artists to create works that require viewer interaction and take up installation in unusual places, such as in trees. The park is open all year, and admission is free of charge.
|This park was opened in 2006 next to another museum. Its collection includes works by Richard Serra, Louise Bourgeois, Tony Smith and Beverly Pepper. The park is named for a nearby mountain range. It happens to be one of the most rainy areas of the country--and one of the most scenic as well. Creation of the facility was part of an urban renewal campaign. It hosts up to tens of thousands of viewers per week. What museum is it?|
Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle. It is next to the Seattle Art Museum. In 2006, graffiti damaged two sculptures, prompting the addition of security guards and a cleanup effort.
|This park is in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. It is named after one particular artist. He crafted two pieces which are situated here: "Twain" and "Joe." From the former, you can see the city's famous arch. The latter was named after Joseph Pulitzer. What place is this?|
Serra Sculpture Park. There are only two pieces in this setting. However, they remain popular with visitors.
|This park is in New England. It contains over 40 pieces. The site includes walking trails and picnic tables. Standouts include Mark di Suvero's "Sunflowers for Vincent" and Paul Matisse's "Musical Fence." What is the name of this facility?|
DeCordova Sculpture Park. The site is in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Paul Matisse is the grandson of painter Henri Matisse. The fence produces actual chime-like noise, anytime there is a breeze.
|This park is in western New York. It is located on a section of the grounds of another museum. It presents just over a dozen pieces. However, they are worth the trip: visitors can see originals by Louise Nevelson, Isamu Noguchi, Max Bell and Fritz Wotruba, among others. Where is this sculpture garden to be found?|
Albright-Knox Museum of Art. The facility presents about fourteen pieces. However, they include Louise's Nevelson's painted aluminum drum and Isamu Noguchi's "Cry.".
|This park is located in an industrial and residential district of Queens, New York. It covers five acres, and was designed by Mark di Suvero. Over the years, the site has displayed works by over 100 artists. It also hosts a number of films each year. Admission is free, and due to the layout of the park, access is only on foot. The park shares its name with a famous philosopher. What is it? |
Socrates Sculpture Park. The park is in Long Island City. It is free of charge, and the film festivals are a popular local tradition.
|This park is in Frisco, Texas. It was created by developer Craig Hall. There are almost 20 sculptures outdoors, and a similar number in an indoor facility. The site showcases the works of Texas-born artists. These include David Hickman, Heather Marcus, Tom Orr and Marla Ziegler. What museum is this?|
Texas Sculpture Garden. Frisco is thirty miles north of Dallas. The Texas Sculpture Garden offers free admission.
|This park is in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It opened in 2001 and is part of the Arthur and Elizabeth Snell Sculpture Center. The works on display include pieces by Alexander Calder, Nina Akamu, Alexander Lieberman and Deborah Butterfield. What site is this?|
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. The park hosts a concert series every summer. The children's section of the garden allows visitors to climb and play on everything.
|This park is in Chicago. It is one of the oldest such museums in the world. Artists' works on view have included pieces by Kay Rosen, Franz West, Lynda Jarman and Jason Rogenes, among many others. The facility is adjacent to Streeter Drive. What museum is it?|
Navy Pier Walk. The facility is known for its offbeat pieces. For instance, "Maleducati" by Ralph Provisero was constructed of steel, maple and chewing gum. He obtained the items from his former junior high school in Florida.
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