"Enlightened Universe" - UN Day Unveiling of Gabarron artwork, Central Park
The Secretary-General of the United Nations met Artist Cristobal Gabarron and Senior United Nations representatives for the enveiling of Enlightened Universe in Central Park, a monumental art Installation created by the Spanish artist in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations.
The commemorative art Installation depicts 70 life-size figures joined in hand around a central globe, creating a human chain of global citizenship, solidarity, tolerance, respect for nature and shared responsibility. The sphere measures 6,371 millimeters to correspond to the Earth's average radius of 6,371 kilometers. The 70 figures represent the 70 years of the United Nations.