Art Nerd New York | Los Angeles

REACH- Subway Sounds

One of my favorite art installations in the city-The 34th Street Herald Square NR Subway station is one of the busiest in the city, other than 42nd Street. Most people […]

Sirshasana Chandelier

There’s something magical about Grand Central Station that gives me a nostalgic Christmasy feeling. Maybe its years of watching too many Turner Classic Movies, or maybe it’s the incredible Beaux […]

George Segal, The Commuters

George Segal, The Commuters

Ah, the Port Authority. As cleaned up as Manhattan has become, the bus station still reeks of a little sleaze. Maybe it’s the divey commuter bar, or the in house […]

The 300 Club- the Center of Culture in the 1920s

What is now the London Hotel on West 54th Street, was once the clandestine hang out of Clara Bow, Rudolph Valentino, Irving Berlin, Gloria Swanson, some Chryslers, Vanderbilts and Whitneys. […]

Athelstan Spilhaus Triangle Equinox

Not all sculptures are by artists- South African–American geophysicist and oceanographer Athelstan Spilhaus created the piece located at Rockefeller’s McGraw-Hill Building. Located in the sunken courtyard, the triangle sculpture is arranged so the Sun aligns […]

It’s No Love Sculpture

I always thought that Curved Cube was some sort of company insignia, not a sculpture. But obviously that isn’t the case, or I wouldn’t be writing about it now. Compared […]

Cremaster Inspiration

Automobile-inspired, Art Deco decadence, the Chrysler building is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world and was designed by William Van Alen. Built in 1930, it was the […]

Art at Yotel

Hanging out on 42nd Street may not seem like my area of choice, but there’s indulgent futuristic design and art to be had at Yotel. Far enough away from Times […]

Dubuffet on Park Ave

Designed by I.M. Pei’s firm, the lobby of this semi-boring office building has a three-part relief by Jean Dubuffet. Although it pales in comparison to his amazing 4 Trees installation […]

Post Office x SCOPE

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds Those are the words inscripted on the outside of […]

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