These are the new sculptures by American artist Alice Aycock on the Park Avenue Mall between 52nd Street and 57th Street. Entitled "Park Avenue Paper Chase," the monumental pieces really play on the whimsicality of paper objects and the materiality of aluminum and fiberglass. According to the artist, the works are "the metaphorical visual residue of the energy of New York City."
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The 24-hour Sprinkles Cupcake ATM was unveiled this morning on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The machine, which dispenses cupcakes for $4.25 each, is stocked with fresh cupcakes regularly until 2 AM and restocked again at 9 AM. Sprinkles is located at 780 Lexington Avenue between 60th and 61st Streets.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Andy Scott’s monumental sculpture “The Kelpies,” comprised of two 15-foot horse heads, are currently on display in Bryant Park (Sixth Avenue) in midtown Manhattan. The exhibition is part of the annual Tartan Week. “The artistry and architectural scale of “The Kelpies” pay homage to Scotland’s history, now creatively celebrated in artistic form for the modern day,” Scott says. His original 100-foot monumental sculptures, depicting supernatural water horses from Celtic folklore, remain in the Helix, a massive outdoor park and amusement area midway between Glasgow and Edinburgh. “The Kelpies" will be on display through April 22.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Friday, March 7, 2014
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Christie's New York is offering Coca-Cola (3), one of the most famous Pop Art paintings by Andy Warhol in it's auction. The a painting is considered a founding work of the Pop Art movement. Meanwhile, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a Han Dynasty jar overpainted with the Coca-Cola logo by artist Ai Weiwei. The artist aims at "provoking viewers to recognize that China's engagement with the West has had both destructive and creative consquences."