New York, New York: Big, Big Penny

1993 bronze sculpture by artist Tom Otterness depicts a large penny wreaking havoc among his signature bulbous mini-people.
1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Avenue of the Americas Building, entrance on 53rd Street between Avenue of the Americas and 7th Avenue.
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Big Penny sculpture by Tom Otterness.

Big Big Penny

This sculpture by famous American artist Tom Otterness depicts a giant penny being rolled over by small characters. One character is in the path and seems about to be crushed by the large penny. Otterness's work often depicts -- with a touch of humor- - the little man's struggle against capitalist America. This sculpture shows a literal translation of this.

[Jerome Strauss, 04/14/2012]

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