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2010-11-10 09:50:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elie Hirschfeld, President and CEO of Hirschfeld Properties LLC and avid art collector, recently acquired the bronze sculpture of the Statue of Liberty by French artist Arman (1928-2005) through Christie's New York. The piece will join Hirschfeld's breadth of New York-themed art. Arman was a French-born American artist best known for his deconstruction and re-composition of objects as part of the "Nouveau Realisme (New Realism)" movement. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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