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Life Underground by Tom Otterness

Tom Otterness, Life Underground, Meatpacking, Subway Art

Everyone I know loves Tom Otterness’ “Life Underground,” the Fraggle Rock Doozer-like small bronze characters inhabiting the 8th Avenue L train station. For some reason I’ve always hated them with […]

Heaven in an Elevator

The Standard, High Line is a design feat itself. The opulent glass structure sits on the edge of the Hudson, atop the Highline Park in the Meat Packing District, providing gorgeous […]

Day’s End by Gordon Matta-Clark

Gordon matta Clark

What is today the parking lot for the Department of Sanitation, was once the site of Pier 52.  The abandoned piers along the Hudson River were remnants of various industrial eras […]

Indiewalls at Dream Downtown

The Gershwin has their Pop Art, the Gramercy Park Hotel has Warhol, Hirst, and Richard Prince, and now the new Dream Downtown has…Indiewalls. A somewhat nomadic curatorial organization, Indiewalls mounts […]

Yayoi Kusama Building

It may be temporary, but its the best construction site I’ve ever seen. One of my favorite weirdos, 83 year old Yayoi Kusama, has loaned her infamous dots in a […]

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