^^ an old map of the village painted on a wall near christopher street ^^ ^^ west 10th street crossing west 4th street: only possible in the village ^^ ^^ one of housing works’ thrift shops – they have more than 10 in nyc – including a bookshop in shoho ^^ also in the village:… Read More nyc. manhattan. in the village.
the gay liberation monument is located in christopher park, next to the famous stonewall in, where the gay rights movement started. it consists of four sculptures -a male and a female couple- which were created by pop artist george segal, who is best known for this kind of life-sized plaster cast sculptures. more information: http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/christopherpark/monuments/575 christoper park… Read More nyc. manhattan. west village. gay liberation monument by george segal.
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.
“After the tragic events of September 11, 2001, ceramic studios around the world joined together to offer a creative outlet to the people of our nation. Thousands of tiles, reflecting patriotism, heroes, courage, unity, poetry, and other positive themes arrived in NYC, and more continue to arrive. The “artists” are represented worldwide and have been families,… Read More nyc. tiles for america.