Arts & Culture / New York

Daily What?! Manholes as Public Art in NYC

Photo by i_photo via Flickr

Watch where you’re walking or anyone could miss stepping on a sculpture. Sculptor Lawrence Weiner engraved 19 different manholes around New York City. Companies Roman Stone and Consolidated Edison Inc. supported Weiner’s project and helped make it possible. His manhole covers read,”In direct line with another and the next.” 

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Arts & Culture / New York

Governor’s Island: Writing On It All Participatory Art Project

Photo by Stephanie Orentas via Writing On It All

Governor’s Island continues to endure massive renovations to revive the island as a resource for the residents of New York City. Writing On It All wants artists, writers and anyone else interested to write across the interior walls of a former senior officer’s house that dates back to the early …

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Arts & Culture / New York

Watertower II in Brooklyn Bridge Park

In case you missed it, this weekend was likely the only time visitors to Brooklyn Bridge Park were treated to the sight of two Watertower works by Tom Fruin. The first is Watertower, which is located on the roof of 20 Jay Street. It was erected in June 2012 and will remain there through next …

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Red, Yellow and Blue at Madison Square Park

From May 2, through September 8, Orly Genger‘s monumental Red, Yellow and Blue, will be exhibited in Madison Square Park. Intricately hand-knotted nautical ropes covered in paint brighten the landscape of the park. Genger created an interactive work that appears to rise out of the ground and then flow seamlessly back into it. The work consists of …

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