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Good Defeats Evil - United Nations, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 40° 45.103 W 073° 58.038
18T E 587177 N 4511709
Quick Description: Good Defeats Evil is an unusual sculpture on the grounds of the United Nations building in New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/17/2011 7:53:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMCW0F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
Views: 8

Long Description:
In the restricted area north of the entrance to the General Assembly Building entrance is this large and unusual allegorical equestrian statue of St. George slaying a dragon. The 60' tall work was created by Zurab Tsereteli. It can easily be viewed from the sidewalk in front of the north lawn.

Good is a traditional bronze statue of St. George upon a horse slaying a dragon with a spear held in his right hand. Evil is the dragon, lying on its back with his head facing St. George. The body of the dragon is composed, in part, of pieces of US Pershing and Soviet SS-20 nuclear missles.
Identity of Rider: St. George

Identity of Horse: unnamed

Name of artist: Zurab Tsereteli

Date of Dedication: 1990

Material: Bronze

Unusual Features: US Pershing and Soviet SS-20 nuclear missiles are part of dragon's body.

Position: Two Hooves Raised

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