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 The Max Yasgur Bronze - Join Us in helping make the Statue
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Max Yasgur Woodstock Folk Festival Hero    Building a Bronze Monument

Down Under Art Studio Blog

Tribute for Max's 50th


Below:- Sculpture Maquette for the 2 ft. & Life-sized Bronze.

Background to the Woodstock Folk Festival

Sam Yasgur, Max's son discusses how the festival affected his father, the farm and community.

Changing times which help lead to the festival

Bob Dylan 1964,
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Art Spirit Blog
Max Yasgur and the Woodstock Music Festival
Study for Max Yasgur life statue

 by Bill Osmundsen 

 Back in August of 1969 one of those once-in-a-lifetime events occurred, the Woodstock Music Festival.  Well, you probably thought that's where it was held plain and simple. Woodstock, had always attracted Artist's of all sorts and the name also has a nice ring to it.  Nope, for a variety reasons it couldn't be held there, so the site was moved to Wallkill about 40 miles away. Plans for this location were blocked by town residents and in a last ditched effort the proposed venue was offered to dairy farmer Max Yasgur.  Max had a pretty big operation supplying most of the milk to Sullivan County, NY.

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                           'Max Yasgur'    by   (c)   William Barth Osmundsen,   Sculptor