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Celestial Plaza / LR "Michele Oka Doner"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 48

Scope and Contents

Representations of stars, planets, and galaxies. 300 cast bronze pieces embedded in concrete, representing stars, planets, and galaxies. Inscription: "Celestial Plaza is a gift from the Helena Rubinstein Foundation in honor of Roy and Niuta Titus/- The Reed Foundation/- with special appreciation to the New York State Council on the Arts."


  • 1987

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Miami Beach, FL; Active in: NY. Contemporary sculptor based in New York, interested in creating art in outdoor locations such as parks and plazas.


1 Object : sculpture, mixed media ; 3900 square feet

Language of Materials



Normal weathering (1).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Helena Rubenstein Foundation, Reed Foundation, and N.Y.S.C.A; 1987.

Related Materials

Negative #600020, 337763, 600021.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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