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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 […]

Andrea Zittel at The Modern

Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, Andrea Zittel, Andrea Rosen Gallery, Mickalene Thomas, The Modern Restaurant

With the epic Mickalene Thomas piece now gone, the window in front of The Modern restaurant next to MoMA had big shoes to fill. Enter Andrea Rosen Gallery. Currently on […]

Picasso’s Mercure Tapestry

Believe it or not, Picasso never set foot in New York in his 91 years. And this tapestry isn’t exactly authentic- it is an artist-authorized replica of the curtain Pablo […]

America Today by Thomas Hart Benton-

I used to love the fact that America Today greeted guests (and any passersby) in this lobby. Controversial in its day, I was impressed with New York that it was […]

Anthro’s Secret Cabin

Tucked in the corner of my favorite store to walk around in, Anthropologie at Rockefeller Center, is a creepy urban cabin strewn with animal heads. Really, it is an art […]

Malcolm Cochran’s Giant Bottle- Private Passage

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Permanent public art doesn’t have to be all steel and abstraction. Malcolm Cochran’s “Private Passage” is truly amazing. From afar, it appears to be a giant wine bottle on its […]

Jonathan Prince G2V

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (say that three times fast) has become a rotating host of public sculpture, in collaboration with the Parks Department. The latest piece to be unveiled is Jonathan […]

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