June 2nd, 2006. The New York Times publishes an extensive article on Opus 40, stating, “In a culture of disposability that celebrates slackers, Opus 40 not only constitutes what Brendan Gill described in Architectural Digest in March 1989 as one of ‘the most beguiling works of art on the entire continent,’ but stands as a monument to discipline and hard work. Harvey Fite, a self-taught sculptor who was born in 1903 and died in 1976, labored more than half his life to build it.”