Since September last year Midtown Manhattan has one more public art piece on view: the “Hope” sculpture by american artist Robert Indiana on the corner of 7th Avenue and 53rd Street. His iconic “LOVE red blue” sculpture is just around the corner: at 6th Avenue and 54th street.
On Wednesday after I had breakfast at Chelsea Market, I visted the new Whitney Museum. The museum just opened its new downtown location in the Meatpacking District, right next to the High Line on Friday May 1st. There was a long line outside the museum and I prepared myself to be waiting to get in for… Read More NYC. Recap and favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 6-10
“The Commuters” is a sculpture -made by american artist George Segal- in the main hall of the Port Autority bus terminal in Manhattan since 1982. It shows 3 people – made of bronze and white patina- waiting for the bus, about to walk through an open door. Sculptor George Segal has high regards for commuters: “These are long-suffering… Read More NYC. Manhattan. “The Commuters” at Port Authority.
Since beginning of March six bright blue clouds grace Doris C. Freedman Plaza, located at the corner of Central Park South and 5th Avenue. The artwork by swiss artist Olaf Breuning will be on view through August 24th. More information can be found on the Public Art Fund website.
robert indiana’s sculpture “love red blue” can be found on sixth avenue and 55th street. the american artist created the sign originally in 1964 as a christmas card for the museum of modern art. today many versions of the sculpture can be found around the world and even another one in new york: at the pratt institute… Read More nyc. manhattan. midtown. robert indiana’s ‘love red blue’ sculpture.
a red velvet cupcake from sprinkles at GreenAcre park. greenacre is a pocket park on 51st street between second and first avenues. sprinkles cupcakes‘ only nyc location is 780 lexington avenue between 60th and 61st streets. [i walked from sprnkles to greenacre park along park avenue to see the 9 sculptures by niki de saint… Read More nyc. favorite food & places.
what: big kastenman by erwin wurm where: outside the standard hotel, meatpacking district when: july until november 2012 “Say hello to Big Kastenmann (Big Box Man), The Standard’s new 18-foot, 1.6 ton sculpture by acclaimed Austrian artist Erwin Wurm. A single form of aluminum and pink enamel forged in the hills of southern Germany, Big Kastenmann… Read More nyc. public art. on view now. (september 2012 / part I)
mark di suvero – joie de vivre location: zucotti park, between broadway, trinity place, liberty street and cedar street, financial district about: “Mark di Suvero’s “Joie de Vivre” anchors the southeast corner of Zuccotti Park, located near One Liberty Plaza at Broadway and Liberty Street. The 70-foot-tall sculpture was donated to New York City by… Read More nyc. manhattan. public art.
“The Fashion Center Information Kiosk makes it easy to track down the companies and products you’re looking for. An award-winning service provided by the Fashion Center Business Improvement District and conveniently located on Fashion (7th) Avenue and 39th Street, the Kiosk is the first fully-staffed, walk-in information center to provide sourcing information and industry-related services… Read More nyc. manhattan. fashion kiosk.
“Completed in 1967, Paley Park is celebrated as one of the smallest manageable urban parks, and a prime example of a successful privately owned public space. The design for this 4200 square foot space, created by Zion and Breene Associates for the William S. Paley Foundation, proves that in even a small space can serve… Read More nyc. manhattan. paley park. and a piece of the berlin wall.