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Ted’s Head Reunites with Body in Bizarre Gallery Twist – Artist Answers Fans’ Demands with New Bust of ‘Splinter’


NEW YORK, NY – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut artist whose notorious ‘Ted’s Head’ art show has caused a storm of controversy has announced that he will respond to the wishes of fans angered by his severed-head presentation of baseball great Ted Williams. Fans of the legendary Boston Red Sox hitter have expressed outrage at artist Daniel Edwards’ display of three ‘death mask’ casts on exhibit at NY’s First Street Gallery this month. The sculptures depict Williams’ head as prepared for frozen storage at Scottsdale Arizona’s Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

War and Aerial Assault of Wolves Merge in Painter’s Imagination


NEW YORK, NY – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Opening on October 4th at New York’s First Street Gallery, Lisa Zwerling’s new paintings. Images of war are the potent narrative elements in her recent work. Zwerling was haunted by the visuals of Iraq. In a creative fiction she combines the wolves she’s painted for several years with Apache helicopters. Whereas helicopters used in Vietnam were largely for rescue, in Iraq Apaches are a new generation, fitted with bombs.

Controversial Decision to Exhibit Ted Williams’ ‘Death Mask’ Defended Amidst Questions of its Origin


NEW YORK, NY – August 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York’s First Street Gallery defends its decision to exhibit Ted Williams’ ‘death mask,’ amid recent controversy surrounding its origin. When Daniel Edwards presented the ‘death mask’ as an object to display with other Ted Williams items, it was known there would be the potential for controversy, a spokesperson for the gallery said. The decision to exhibit the ‘death mask’ was carefully made with the intent that the ‘death mask’ should be presented as a part of a display to memorialize Ted Williams. We are all fans of Ted Williams, and we miss him.

‘Death Mask’ of Baseball Star’s Severed Head Featured in Exhibit – Ted Williams’ Life or Death Controversy Resurrected


NEW YORK, NY – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE0 — What would be the ultimate prize for a big-game collector of memorabilia from a larger-than-life sports legend? Curious gallery goers may find an answer in the new exhibit titled The Ted Williams Memorial Display with Death Mask from The Ben Affleck 2004 World Series Collection, hosted by the Chelsea district’s First Street Gallery. The gallery kicks off its season with the world premier unveiling of the ‘death mask’ of baseball great Ted Williams’ clinically decapitated frozen head.