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Vito Acconci’s Schoolyard

Famed Masturbator and Bronx native- artist Vito Acconci strayed from jerking off under the floors of galleries and into the world of architecture and design. Acconci was asked to redesign the PS3 school’s courtyard. The resulting project – a tame grid of blue stripes and windows-reflects the architectural elements of the building, “the walls that enclose the children inside become the ground that children walk over and play on, outside.”

Who: Vito Acconci

What: PS3 Courtyard

Where:  2100 Lafontaine Avenue, Bronx

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