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Louise Nevelson Plaza

Russian born Louise Nevelson began her shallow relief sculptures in the 1930s. She moved from studying in New York to Munich to assist Diego Rivera, causing a huge rift between […]

Keith Haring Two Dancing Figures

I do love Lower Manhattan, I love wandering around and looking up at the ornate architecture like a tourist, I love reading the placards placed around indicating where the water’s […]

Site of Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc

Richard Serra, Tilted Arch, Lower Manhattan

On this site in front of the Javits Federal Building stood the controversial 120 foot long CorTen Steel “Tilted Arc” by Richard Serra. The piece was commissioned by the United […]

See it Split, See it Change mosaic installation

See it Split, See it Change, Doug and Mike Starns, South Ferry Station, Subway Art, Lower Manhattan

Doug and Mike Starns’ Big Bambu on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art was the talk of Summer of 2010. The piece closed on Halloween 2010, but art lovers can […]

Eyes or Boobs?

Eyes or boobs? Corneas or areolae? Louise Bourgeois’ sculpture, “Eyes” in Battery Park is just like the artist was- cleverly deceiving. I loved how the late Bourgeois sorta looked like someone’s […]

Global Balls and Lightning Hands

I love how every where you look in Lower Manhattan, you’ll find an overly ornate relic of the early part of the 20th Century, back when things were all glamorous […]

Stella on the Seaport

New Yorker Frank Stella became famous for making paintings of paintings. His minimalist and abstract works are largely simply color and shape- resulting with “painting” being the subject of…the paintings. […]

A Wheatfield Grew in Manhattan

Before the high-rises, condos and financial centers of Battery Park City, the area behind the Twin Towers was a landfill. In 1982, artist Agnes Denes was commissioned by the Public […]

LMCC Studios on Governors Island

I love Governors Island– I was the first to hop aboard the first public ferry when it reopened in 2007. Now the island is home to many awesome festivals, but […]

Mehretu at Goldman Sachs

For some reason everyone hates the unavoidable Julie Mehretu piece at Goldman Sach’s headquarters in Battery Park. The giant piece, at 23 x 80 feet, is an abstract and vibrant […]

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