Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Roy Lictenstein’s Time Square Mural

Another oversized Roy Lichtenstein piece is free for everyone to see- in the 42nd Street subway station. Just called “Times Square Mural,” The piece is huge- 6 feet high and […]

Hunt & Fish Club

Remnants of old New York are few and far between- especially in Times Square, so I was surprised when a brand new restaurant echoed the bygone era. Eytan Sugarman’s brand new […]

James Turrell, Light Box

The lobby of 505 Fifth Avenue is a permanent art installation. Artist James Turrell’s collaboration with architects Kohn Pederson Fox Associates have transformed the office building lobby into a glowing […]

The Original New Year’s Eve Ball

Back in 1907, metalworker Jacob Starr made the first glowing ball to be lowered from One Times Square at midnight on December 31st. Just five feet in diameter, it didn’t […]

Julian Opie and Andy Warhol x Times Square at CitizenM Hotel

Believe it or not, Times Square is not an art vacuum, despite its tendency to foster all things retail (and touristy). The CitizenM Hotel just north of the main thoroughfare […]

Max Neuhaus, Times Square

You have probably never noticed Max Neuhaus’ permanent installation, “Times Square.” Like me, most New Yorkers avoid the tourist heavy area at all costs. Stand above the grates located the […]

Moveable Type

Many lobbies of corporations in New York feature art collections that are accessible to the public. The New York Times building commissioned a site specific piece for their Times Square […]

LED American Flag

Many think that the LED American flag in Times Square is an art installation- at least the art nerds wonder if it is Dan Flavin related. Actually, its not art […]

TAKESHI MURATA in TIMES SQ.

Electronic ARts Intermix, EAI, Takeshi Murata, Times Square, Times Square alliance

I usually avoid Times Square at all costs, but I will admit I do like when my errands or assignments require me to go there every so often. Its weirdly […]

Peace & Quiet in Times Sq.

This week, a pop up pavilion occupied the space next to the dumpling food truck at the foot of the giant red TKTs stairs in Times Square. A project by […]

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