The Sphere

Mar 19, 2022 • Wikireadia

The Sphere is a monumental cast bronze sculpture by German artist Fritz Koenig. The world’s largest bronze sculpture of modern times stood between the twin towers on the Austin J. Tobin Plaza of the World Trade Center in New York City from 1971 until the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The work, weighing more than 20 tons, was the only remaining work of art to be recovered largely intact from the ruins of the collapsed twin towers after the attacks.

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Wikipedia contributors. March 12, 2022. The Sphere. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved March 15, 2022, from

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The Sphere by Fritz Koenig, Battery park
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