Oprah Winfrey, Zimbabwean Scholar Tererai Trent And Nicole Kidman Among The Ten (10) Women To Have A Statue Installed On Women's Equality Day

Aug 26, 2019 / Digital Journal

The Unveiling Ceremony of the Statues Will be Held Today, Monday, August 26th, 2019 at 9AM; at 1285 Avenue of the Americas, NYC

Aug. 26, 2019 / PRZen / MANHATTAN, N.Y. & WASHINGTON -- This Women's Equality Day, Gillie & Marc, the world's most beloved public artists, whose award-winning work is on permanent display in over 40 cities, including New York, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney, and Beijing; today announced the unveiling of the Statues for Equality Project. The artists' monumental bronze sculptures aim to spread the message of equality and conservation worldwide. In New York City, less than 3% of statues are female, with Sydney and London following suit with 4% and 3% respectively.

The ten (10) larger than life statues of inspirational women will be unveiled at 1285 Avenue of the Americas. These powerful women who were voted for by the public include: Oprah Winfrey, P!nk, Nicole Kidman, Jane Goodall, Cate Blanchett, Tererai Trent, Janet Mock, Tracy Dyson, Cheryl Strayed and Gabby Douglas. Zimbabwean Scholar Tererai Trent will be in attendance. For more info about Statues for Equality, please visit https://www.statuesforequality.com/

"We hope that as the project expands, it will include a broader diversity of race, class, ability, sexual orientation and gender expression," says Gillie & Marc.

WHO: Gillie & Marc, Zimbabwean Scholar Tererai Trent, RXR Realty.

WHAT: Statues for Equality Unveiling on Women's Equality Day.

WHY: Anniversary of 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote

WHEN: Monday, August 26, 2019 | 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: 1285 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY 10019.

ABOUT: Gillie and Marc's Statues for Equality aim to balance gender representation in public art, and honor women's contributions to society. Gender inequality is among the most critical issues facing the world today. The husband-and-wife artists are passionate equal rights activists.