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Big Bird perched on a crescent moon with a ladder in hand—suggesting the possibility of passage back to Earth or to other galaxies. | The Roof Garden Commission | Alex Da Corte 'As long as the sun lasts'

Alex Da Corte and As Long as the Sun Lasts

Friday, October 29, 5:30–6:30 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
The Met Fifth Avenue

Explore Alex Da Corte's combination of art history and popular culture during a lively conversation with exhibition curator Shanay Jhaveri and the artist about The Roof Garden Commission: Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required. Space is limited; first come, first served. Registration does not guarantee entry once the auditorium reaches capacity.

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The Roof Garden Commission: Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Additional support is provided by Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky.

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Image: Alex Da Corte. As Long as the Sun Lasts (detail), 2021. Aluminum, fiber reinforced plastic, PA12 nylon, stainless steel, powder coating, cementitious grout, bronze and polyurethane paint. © Alex Da Corte. Courtesy of the artist; Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Image credit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photo by Anna-Marie Kellen