. Glenstone Museum Gifts Katharina Fritsch Rooster Sculpture to D.C.’s National Gallery « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Art News – In a move of regional collegiality, a sculpture of a bright blue rooster by artist Katharina Fritsch has now entered the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where it has been on view on the museum’s east building roof terrace. Glenstone, the private museum in nearby Potomac, Maryland, founded by ARTnews Top 200 Collectors Emily and Mitchell Rales, had offered the 14-foot-tall work Hahn/Cock (2013) as a long-term loan to the NGA since 2016, and ultimately decided to gift it to the D.C. institution. According to a press release, the work was given “in honor of the resilience of the American people during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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