After His Art was Destroyed in 9/11, Ronald Mallory's Creative Muse is Back!

April 17, 2015 4:12 PM

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On April 24, at a private VIP opening at the new 220,000 sq. ft., Renzo Piano-designed Whitney Museum in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, Ronald Mallory's contained mercury sculpture will be on display. Purchased by the Whitney in 1968 this black and silver piece is motorized kinetic art. It rotates every two minutes and has an exploding orgasmic sensuality when the mercury hits an air pocket. Mesmerizing. That's it!

And Mallory's life like his dedication to his art has been explosive. On 9/11 his magnificent painting of the Andrea Doria at the Windows of the World on the 106th floor of the World Trade Center was destroyed by terrorists. Could Mallory create again? His muse had been pummeled. He was haunted by t...

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