Martin Puryear, Lookout

Pierced with holes, this architectural sculpture offers both shelter from and exposure to the surrounding elements.

Martin Puryear, Lookout, 2023, brick, reinforced concrete, cobblestone (Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, New York) © Martin Puryear. Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

This work at the Storm King Art Center

Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Anne Wagner, Tobi Haslett, and Darby English, Martin Puryear: Liberty/Libertà (New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2019).

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Martin Puryear, Lookout," in Smarthistory, February 21, 2024, accessed July 13, 2024,