Meredith Bergmann, an acclaimed sculptor whose work includes the Boston Women’s Memorial, has won the design competition for putting a statue of the first real women in Central Park.
Bergmann’s figures of suffragettes Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton will go up in 2020 on the Literary Walk on the Mall, an elm-shaded section of the Manhattan green oasis.
For more information, check out these stories:
- Clip from Fox 5 TV; and the longer report from the 5pm News:
- New York Daily News: Sculptor chosen to design the first statues of real women in Central Park
- Business Wire (press release)–Jul 19, 2018: The Statue Fund Announces The Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan …