The Wall Street Journal
America's Great Man of Steel
By Marc Myers
Long Island City, N.Y. - At Mark di Suvero's studio in a former brickyard overlooking the East River here, the sculptor's eyes twinkled with mischief. "Give it a hard pull," he shouted as I struggled to tug a barbell hanging from a cable that traveled 18 feet up the wall and then across to "Magma," a recently completed steel work.
Little by little, the momentum of my strenuous two-handed yanking began to rock a giant steel double hoop straddling the spine of the 15-foot-high, multiton piece. Like many of Mr. di Suvero's towering steel-beam ...
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