Forrest Myers

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Forrest W. Myers
Born1941
NationalityAmerican
Other namesFrosty
OccupationSculptor
Known forMoon Museum, The Wall

Forrest W. Myers (born 1941 in Long Beach, California) is an American sculptor. He is best known for his pieces Moon Museum (1969) and The Wall (1973), the latter being a monumental wall sculpture in the SoHo, Manhattan neighborhood of New York City.[1][2][3] His large steel Untitled from 1969-1970 is included in the outdoor plaza at The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Art Collection in Albany, New York.[4]

Myers studied at the San Francisco Art Institute from 1958 to 1960 and moved to New York City in 1961. During the early to mid-1960s he was a founding member of The Park Place Gallery. He currently[when?] lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Damascus, Pennsylvania.[5]

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  1. ^ Wadler, Joyce (15 November 2007). "AT HOME WITH FORREST MYERS; Away From SoHo, A Place To Uncoil". The New York Times. p. 1.
  2. ^ Lee, Denny (21 May 2000). "NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: SOHO; Landmarking of a Wall Sculpture Hits Bricks-and-Mortar Opposition". The New York Times. p. 6.
  3. ^ Vergano, Dan (6 June 2010). "Apollo 12 art caper: Does the moon harbor a tiny museum?". USA TODAY. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Empire State Plaza Art Collection". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  5. ^ Panisch, Joelle. "The Pioneers of Soho: Forrest Myers". Soho Journal. Retrieved 21 October 2012.

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