Austerlitz, New York: Circle Museum- Bijan's Junk Art100 scrap metal sculptures by artist BIjan Mahmoodi are spread around a yard along the road. The studio building displays a collection of Bijan's oil paintings.
- 11005 Hwy 22, Austerlitz, NY
- Hwy 22, north of Hwy 71 intersection, on the southbound side.
- Daily; gate may be locked. Or by appt. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Circle Museum- Bijan's Junk Art
Bijan Mahmoodi, sculptor of welded steel and paintings, is a trip for the "out of the box" artist adventurers. A dedicated man, who solely lives as an artist, provides a potential collector with landscape art forms that will last for years to come.[Bria, 08/30/2011]
At the Circle Museum, there must be over 100 large-scale works of sculpture. BIjan Mahmoodi is the owner of the museum and the artist. Inside the studio is a collection of Bijan's oil paintings.[eastcoastdrifter, 04/15/2011]
Using metal, old car parts, and shaped rocks, the artist Bijan (who lives on the property) created beautiful artwork and statues.
There is a front yard and a back yard with dozens of these large structures that catch your eye instantly when you drive by on route 22 NY in Austerlitz NY.[Otto Torrisi, 08/02/2010]