Group of Bears


Group of Bears Sculpture in Central Park

 

Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground's central focus is the Group of Bears statue situated in the center of the playground. This work is by renowned American artist Paul Manship. It is also commonly referred to as "Three Bears." The sculpture sits on a stepped platform, surrounded by a large circular seating area at the entrance to the playground.

Manship's other works in Central Park include the Osborn Gates at Ancient Playground and the Lehman Gates at the Children's Zoo.

Location

In the Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground at East 79th Street.

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