Mad. Sq. Eats, our outdoor food market, has been getting rave reviews! Thanks to Urban Space and all the wonderful vendors for making Mad. Sq. Eats the place to eat. Read all about it: Eater The New York Times Diner’s Journal Serious Eats Serious Eats Drinks A Passion For Food
Image Courtesy of Benjamin Norman for The New York Times You might have been wondering how Jaume Plensa’s 44-foot sculpture landed on the Oval Lawn of Madison Square Park…well, you’re in luck! The New York Times is now featuring an amazing video of the entire installation process that took place during the last week of… Read more
The L Magazine announces the opening of City of Nature, and draws an interesting parallel to another recent video collage to hit the NYC art world, Christian Marclay’s widely successful The Clock. City of Nature is sure to be just as mesmerizing for the crowds in Madison Square Park this spring!
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The artist, Kota Ezawa, comments, “City of Nature is an alternative to the mainstream nature film in that it weaves together 70 nature scenes from 20 different pop culture films through animation. The nature scenes, stemming from films as diverse as Late Spring by Yasujirō Ozu and Rambo: First Blood, are stitched together into an… Read more
The Village Voice has chosen Mad. Sq. Art’s upcoming exhibition, Jaume Plensa’s Echo, as one of their Spring Art Picks! From The Village Voice Spring Arts Guide: Jaume Plensa: ‘Echo’ May 5–August 14 A temporary NYC bookend to his massive Millennium Park fountain in Chicago, Jaume Plensa’s 44-foot-tall sculpture of a young girl’s head joins… Read more
Video stills courtesy of the artist Kota Ezawa is a German-born, San Fransisco-based video artist and illustrator who creates simple, graphic illustrations over film footage to produce short, witty narrative videos. City of Nature, Ezawa’s original video commission for Mad. Sq. Art, weaves together excerpts from popular films, ranging from Fitzcarraldo to Twin Peaks in which nature is… Read more
Photographs by James Ewing Good news! Jaume Plensa’s Echo has been extended through September 11! Over the past three decades, the celebrated Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa has established an international reputation for creating public sculptures that are both monumental in scale and emotionally engaging in subject. Working in a wide variety of materials, Plensa has… Read more
The expansion of Shake Shack is a double-edged sword. With four Shake Shack locations in Manhattan (plus another in Queens, one in Saratoga, and one in Miami, with more on the way), the average New Yorker is now closer than ever to juicy, gooey, beefy, cheesy bliss. On the other hand, the real question is… Read more
101 things to do in New York City in the winter – New media artist Jim Campbell’s mesmerizing piece consists of 2,000 flickering LED bulbs that create the illusion of figures and shadows…