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Grimanesa Amorós
Sculptures by Grimanesa Amorós seen at The Peninsula Hotel New York, New York - PINK LOTUS


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Pink Lotus is a large-scale, site-specific light sculpture installed on the façade of The Peninsula Hotel in New York. The light sculpture is part of “The Art of Pink,” an international Breast Cancer Awareness Month arts initiative, and was sponsored by The Peninsula Hotels worldwide. Created by Grimanesa Amorós, this piece intends to highlight the entrance of the hotel, with a focus on the Palladian window above and the carvings of the Roman Goddess Ceres and Diana. The lotus flower symbolizes creation, enlightenment, and rebirth.

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Grimanesa Amorós (born in Lima, Peru, lives and works in New York City) is an interdisciplinary American artist, globally known for her large-scale light sculpture installations. She has diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory, which have greatly influenced her work. Her process remains organic and instinctive. The intuitive relationship to technology is a distinctive feature of Amorós’ practice. Amorós researches the locations, histories and communities of the installation sites. Her works incorporates elements from sculpture, video, lighting, and technology to create site-specific installations to engage architecture and create community.”