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Monday, August 15, 2022

Statue of Liberty


Met Gala: Stars don bold shimmery gilded era looks

May 03, 2022 7:00 am

The celebration of American design was themed to gilded glamour, sprouting classic black tuxedoes for many of the men and lots of dresses in black and white for the women

Mini Statue of Liberty retraces her big sister's steps to New York Harbor

July 02, 2021 3:38 pm

The work is being loaned by the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Paris to the United States for 10 years, in a gesture aimed at cementing Franco-American friendship

Lady Liberty's little sister sets off for United States

June 08, 2021 9:38 am

The smaller replica was designed in 1878 by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, the same sculptor who - with help from engineer Gustave Eiffel - created the larger version now in New York

The Statue of Liberty could be getting some company from her native France

June 06, 2021 9:32 pm

Centre Pompidou x Jersey City scheduled to open in 2024 would be the French museum's first venture in North America

Statue of Unity land dispute: No need to form committee, say govt

February 01, 2020 10:55 am

Tribal residents of Kevadia, Vagadia, Navagam, Limdi and Gora have been resisting acquisition of their land by the Gujarat government in the region around Statue of Liberty.

Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem refers to Europeans

August 14, 2019 8:39 am

Lazarus' poem, written in 1883 to raise money to construct the Statue of Liberty's pedestal and cast in bronze beneath the monument in 1903, served as a beacon to millions of immigrants who crossed past as they first entered the U.S. in New York Harbor.

How the torch from the Statue of Liberty was moved to a museum

November 18, 2018 11:16 pm

Some clever engineering was required. As designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and delivered to America in 1885, the torch is more than 16 feet tall and 12 feet across. The doors of the museum are not quite 8 feet high. The torch would need to be disassembled.

Protester scales Statue of Liberty's base, forces evacuation

July 05, 2018 7:49 am

With the dramatic scene unfolding on live television, she and the officers edged carefully around the rim of the statue's robes toward a ladder, and she climbed down about 25 feet (8 meters) to the monument's observation point and was taken into custody.

Statue of Liberty inspired by Arab woman

December 02, 2015 9:43 am

The sculpture originally took the "form of a veiled peasant woman," explained Barry Moreno, who has written about the statue.

Narendra Modi makes another goof-up

November 13, 2013 5:03 am

BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate termed the Statue of Liberty as the tallest statue in the world.