Duke Ellington Memorial Sculptor dies at age 70

By HarlemGal
duke_ellington1The Associated Press reported on Sunday that Robert Graham, the Mexican/American sculptor who created the Duke Ellington Sculpture at 110th Street and 5th Avenue in East Harlem, died on Saturday at the age of 70.  Graham designed a number of  works all over the U.S., but for Harlem he designed the famous piece that now stands tall at the Duke Ellington Memorial Circle. To read more about this amazing piece of art work created by Graham, go to Central Park Conservancy.

Robert Graham, 1938-2008