Antonio Pio Saracino – The Guardians: Superhero, 2013. Commissioned by Three Bryant Park, New York.
Always surprised by new things discovered walking around any city especially where you live. This time an intricately craved door and beautiful ironwork – Sutton Place, New York City. P.S. Love the blue door as well!
Midtown, New York City
The Oculus building that houses the Westfield World Trade Center is finally open for business. It tops of a ‘rebirth’ of lower Manhattan after the fall of the towers so many years ago. The Freedom Tower looms large behind it.
Bryant Park Summer Film Festival winding down for this year features classic films with a Warner Brothers cartoon shown first. Movie goers are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on the lawn while enjoying good food and a movie with friends. You can’t see stars in New York City because of the lights from the… Continue reading In The Absence Of Stars The Checkered Lights Of Skyscrapers
Oculus – World Trade Center Transportation Hub, New York. It is approximately 800,000 square feet, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava, will be the third largest transportation center in New York City, rivaling Grand Central Station in size. Still under construction, it should be finished sometime this year. It is located across from the… Continue reading Oculus
100+ year private school in Brooklyn, NY – love the attention to detail above one of the entryways.
Fish Shack – Williamsburg, Brooklyn
British artist Cornelia Parker’s Transitional Object (PsychoBarn), Metropolitan Museum of Art – Met Roof. Large-scale 30 feet high sculpture was inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and by two emblems of American architecture—the classic red barn and the Bates family’s mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho. It is made from a deconstructed red… Continue reading Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)
St. Patrick’s Cathedral Fifth Avenue, New York.