10. In Stitches at Port Authority
Located inside the Port Authority south building is artist Kevin Lustik’s needlepoint installation In Stitches. Lustik began his career as a quilter before moving on to original needlepoint and cross-stitch designs.
Filling two large glass cases, In Stitches incorporates beads, buttons, thread, yarn, and needles to create various 3-D art pieces reflecting on the artist’s unique sense of humor. Prime examples from the installation include a 3D yellow and black cliff notes book for Shakespeare’s Hamlet made entirely from yarn and a stitched illustration of a parking meter whose time has expired. In Stitches can be viewed through January 2022.
Continue reading to see what is still on display from previous months in NYC!