photo by Robert Banat Tom Fruin’s Watertower is a new sculpture installed on the rooftop of 20 Jay Street in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. As part of his series Icon, the first to be placed in the US, Fruin utilized plexiglass and steel to create a sculptural piece atop a water tower platform on [...]
The Whitney is moving… and the question of what will happen to it’s current buildings is strong in the minds of architecture and art lovers. One suggestion that we strongly support comes from NY Mag and Robert A.M. Stern – a for real architecture museum, done RIGHT. In the words of the author of the [...]
Canadian artist An Te Liu has been working with architecture and the theme of “place” for quite some time. This piece, Title Deed (2009), addresses the current housing crisis in a clever way. | via The Daily Mail
Relationshapes is a (finished?) comic serial that ran on The Hairpin for the last several months. It always makes me laff. You really have to view them in context to truly appreciate them. But you won’t regret it.
Brooklyn-based artist Nate Hill, who has ridden several animal-personas to moderate internet fame, is back at it. His latest creation, Punch Me Panda, is currently on a mission to bring catharsis to the Brooklyn masses. | via the Wall Street Journal
Noemie Lafrance is well-known for her site specific choreography pieces and for her work on Feist’s video “1234″. MELT, originally choreographed and performed in 2003 in Brooklyn, has been an evolving piece of hers, garnering more and more attention as it grows. It started as a 3 person performance, 12 minutes long, and has grown [...]
Being from Miami, winter can be especially hard for me. I’m constantly seeking out ways to cheer myself up when the sun doesn’t quite rise for (what seems like) days on end. Tanning salons, hot yoga, wearing a bikini underneath my 10 layers of clothing – I’ve tried all the cheap mental tricks in the [...]