Rockefeller Sculptures in Nature Through the Eyes of his Granddaughter

Artist and photographer, Mary Louise Pierson, will be exhibiting a series of her photographs, Nelson Rockefeller Sculpture in Nature: Seen Through the Eyes of his Granddaughter, opening Thursday, January 26, 2017, Galerie Mourlot, 16 East 79th Street (at 5th Ave.), New York, NY 10075,  Tel (212) 288-8808

“I have had great privilege in walking through the gardens of Kykuit and photographing sculptures by many famous artists including Calder and Henry Moore painstakingly placed by my grandfather, Nelson Rockefeller. I have grown to admire the beautiful placement of these sculptures amongst nature and enjoyed capturing them in different seasons.”


Mary Louise Pierson is a painter, photographer and lecturer. A gallery of her photographs appears in the February/March 2017 issue of Equestrian Living. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, her photographic books include The Rockefeller Family Home, Kykuit, (1997) and Mr. Rockefellerʼs Roads: The Untold Story of Acadia’s Carriage Roads and Their Creator. She frequently lectures on her photography, her grandfather Nelson Rockefeller’s art collection, and the founding of the Museum of Modern Art.

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