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On November 1, 2006 enthusiasts from around the world gathered to honor renowned sculptor Manuel Neri, the 2006 recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. The award gala was held at Manhattan’s elite Tribeca Rooftop. A magnificent view of the New York skyline set the tone for the evening, as guests enjoyed eight bronze centerpieces cast from Neri’s “Ostrakon Series,” speeches by Marc di Suvero and Jack Cowart, as well as gourmet fare and celebration.
Neri, who is recognized asa pioneer in the 1960s San Francisco figurative art movement, continues to receive critical praise for his drawings and sculptures.The ISC’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes artists who've make exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture.