After 164 years of male-only monuments, Central Park is set to have its first real female statue


A country expresses its historical values through its public monuments, and currently, New York’s Central Park is home to 22 sculptures of men. However, this is set to change. After 164 years of male-only monuments, US artist Meredith Bergmann has been selected to design a bronze statue of 19th-century suffragettes Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. The piece is due to be unveiled in 2020.

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