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Anish Kapoor’s Brooklyn Whirlpool Is the Ultimate Summer Hangout

Soak up the sun with a side of existential dread next to Anish Kapoor’s ‘Descension.’
Beckett Mufson
5.3.17
last week in art

Ai Weiwei Set to Install Hundreds of Walls Throughout New York

Also in the news: a naked man with a bloody menstrual pad strapped to his crotch was kicked out of Art Basel Hong Kong.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.27.17
digital art

23 Artists Hacked New York's Busiest Digital Billboards

'Commercial Break' kicks off Public Art Fund's 40th anniversary season by hijacking advertising all over the city and turning it into art.
Irina Makarova
2.27.17
sculpture

Anish Kapoor Is Bringing a Giant Whirlpool to Brooklyn

The Public Art Fund is commissioning the mesmerizing sculpture as part of its 40th anniversary programming.
Beckett Mufson
2.16.17
Art

How a Miniature Redwood Forest Landed in Downtown Brooklyn

You can now take a “nature bath” in the middle of New York City, thanks to artist Spencer Finch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.10.16
Art

An Artist's Grocery List Becomes a Giant Monument in Central Park

The Public Art Fund let David Shrigley make a giant sculpture in Central Park, and this is what they got.
Beckett Mufson
9.13.16
Art

A Giant Neon Sign Brings 'Understanding' to Brooklyn

Public Art Fund presents Martin Creed’s latest sculpture at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Kara Weisenstein
5.4.16
Art

A Vertical Swimming Pool in Rockefeller Center | Insta of the Week

'Prada Marfa' creators Elmgreen and Dragset defy gravity in their public sculpture, 'Van Gogh's Ear.'
Beckett Mufson
3.11.16
Art

Speech Bubbles Become Public Sculptures in Brooklyn

Artist Hank Willis Thomas wants you to feel free to speak your truth.
Antwaun Sargent
8.12.15
Art

For $6500 You Can Visit James Turrell's Unfinished Observatory

In May, the legendary Light and Space artist will open 'Roden Crater' to donors.
Emerson Rosenthal
2.19.15
Art

John Gerrard's Virtual Reality Solar Power Plant Opens Today In Lincoln Center

At the center of the Lincoln Center, a giant LED screen recreates a solar power plant in Nevada in real time.
Becky Chung
10.3.14