How to spend a perfect day in Midtown Manhattan, Central Park and the Upper East Side.… Read More NYC. A perfect (Fri)day in Midtown Manhattan.
Since March 8th and until July 20th six sculptures by american artist Alice Aycock grace the Park Avenue malls between 52nd and 57th Streets. There’s a 7th sculpture at 66th Street outside the Park Avenue Armory, which I unfortunately didn’t got to see since I was on my way to the Roosevelt Island tram station… Read More NYC. Manhattan. “Park Avenue Paper Chase” by Alice Aycock.
The view from the rooftop garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is just incredible. Due to its location on 5th Avenue you can overlook all of Central Park and the beautiful buildings surrounding it.
[the met is incredible, there is just so much to see: from paintings to sculptures, from acient anitquity to modern art, statues, weapons, instruments, costumes and furniture, a chinese garden, an egyptian temple, photographs and so much more. if you don’t visit for some of the two million artworks of the permanent collection, the… Read More nyc. manhattan. upper east side. inside the metropolitan museum of art.
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.
currently nine artworks by french-american artist niki de saint phalle a featured on the park avenue malls between 53rd and 60th street. the sculptures will be on view until mid november. “Niki de Saint Phalle’s signature work comes to Park Avenue with this major, site-specific installation. Ten sculptures made of polyester resin, with mosaics of… Read More nyc. manhattan. upper east side. niki de saint phalle on park avenue malls.
what: 4 sculptures by john chamberlain where: outside the seagram building, park avenue and 53rd street when: until november 16 “PINEAPPLESURPRISE (2010), MERMAIDSMISCHIEF (2009), ROBUSTFAGOTTO (2008), and FROSTYDICKFANTASY (2008) are among the later sculptures that Chamberlain produced during his sixty-year career. Up to fifteen feet in height, the works on view are constructed from silver,… Read More nyc. public art. on view now. (september 2012 / part II)
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)
this summer yayoi kusama’s art was all over manhattan and i was lucky enough to see it before it ended. the whitney museum of american art dedicated a retrospective to the 83-year-old japanese artist: from their website: “Well known for her use of dense patterns of polka dots and nets, as well as her intense, large-scale… Read More nyc. manhattan. summer of kusama.