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    06.13.17 Citywide Art Installation Celebrating the World’s Oceans Comes to Law School Courtyard
    Wave sculpture

    The Brooklyn Law School courtyard at 250 Joralemon St. recently became the home of two sculptures—a circular wave and a surfboard—that are part of a temporary art installation around New York City celebrating U.N. World Oceans Day and highlighting efforts to protect the oceans. 

    The citywide exhibit is known as the La Mer Wave Walk, sponsored by the beauty brand La Mer and ocean conservation organization Project 0.

    The sculptures, by Chen Man and Hassan Hajjaj, join 52 others on display at locations across New York City’s five boroughs, including at the World Trade Center Oculus, the Intrepid Air & Space Museum, and Rockefeller Center. The sculptures were installed in May in time for World Oceans Day on June 8 and will be on display until June 21.

    The surfboard sculpture by Hajjaj, titled “Stop/Wake Up,” was inspired by the artist’s desire for people to “join the movement to help our oceans.” The circular wave by Man is titled “The Elements” and was inspired by the five fundamental elements of wood, fire, earth, metal, and water, according to the artist.

    The sculptures are also for sale, with all proceeds benefiting the La Mer Blue Heart Oceans Fund for Project 0. The fund benefits marine-protected areas such as the Azores, the East China Sea, and mangroves in the Caribbean.

    See a map of all the Wave Walk sculptures here.