Lexington: Concordia installed, dedication July 31st, 5:30 pm at the Downtown Art Center


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Want to see Lexington’s newest piece of public art? Drive down Main Street to the Downtown Arts Center — and look up.

Sitting on the roof of the old Lexington Laundry Co., an early 20th-century art deco building, is a stack of 15 giant steel cylinders. They lean against a taller wall next door, a neo-classical 19th-century building that forms the center of the arts complex.

The 14,000-pound sculpture, called Concordia, is the work of DeWitt Godfrey, an internationally recognized artist and art professor at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. (more)

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