Louise Alexander Gallery and Barry X Ball Studio is excited to announce the construction of the sculptors new state-of-the-art studio complex at 193 Banker Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn is moving ahead at a rapid pace and due for completion Spring 2017.
The facility will house a 11,000-square-foot warehouse, a new 8,000-square-foot structure and a 2,500-square-foot outdoor stone storage yard and workspace. The complex was designed by Andrew Berman Architect and built by construction manager Richter+Ratner
The new studio will provide the capabilities to realize the ambitious sculptures that Barry has been creating and will include a sandblasting room, two grinding rooms for stone removal and a wet room for washing stone. The complex will be able to support heavy machinery and stone blocks weighing up to 22 tons. “When it opens, it will be the only comprehensive stone fabrication facility in the world” Barry X Ball.