The monument to the victims of September, 11 created by Zurab Tsereteli is delivered to the USA.

Date: 20.08.2005

Source: Interfax.ru

New York/Moscow. August,20. Interfax-Moscow. The ship with parts of the monument created in commemoration of victims of September,11 2001 in New York, arrived on Saturday in the USA, said to “Interfax” the president of the Russian Academy of Arts and the author of the monument Zurab Tsereteli.

“The ship has already arrived and at present we are in the stage of registration of documents and unloading cargo. Later parts of the sculpture should be passed through the customs and loaded on trucks and delivered to the place of installation the monument”,- told the sculptor.

30m high 150 ton sculpture will be installed in the park in front of Manhattan, from another side of the gulf. According to Tsereteli 11 paths will be laid out from the monument. Later it is also planned to install sculptures of different worldwide masters in commemoration of victims of terrorist attack. The foundation installed during 3-5 months.



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