walking up to the high line and towards the standard hotel at the gansevort street entrance. the melt bakery cart (their ice cream sandwiches are delicious) under the standard hotel and the diane von furstenberg headquarters the view along west 14th street with yayoi kusama’s “yellow trees” building in the background the diller-von-furstenberg sundeck -named after it’s sponsors diane … More nyc. manhattan. chelsea. a walk along the high line. (section 1 / september 2012)
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 … 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 … More nyc. manhattan. summer of kusama.
[i can not get enough of this park. it’s as beautiful in winter as in summer] see my previous posts about the high line here, here and here. more information at thehighline.org
sunday was a beautiful and sunny day. it really felt like spring. it was the perfect day to visit the high line, chill in a park, walk around the village and visit a flea market. and that’s exactly what i did.
“…The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of the High Line. Founded in 1999 by community residents, Friends of the High Line fought for the … More nyc. the high line. section one.