Developer Stephen Ross has selected Thomas Heatherwick to create a public artwork, “a new icon for the city,” at the center of the $15 billion Hudson Yards development. Related Cos. plans to spend up to $75 million on the project. This is almost guaranteed to be a disaster. [WSJ]
Dave Hickey remembers Lou Reed. [Spin]
Re-modelling the Picasso museum has not gone well. [NYT]
“Natalie Portman Browses FIAC, $6 Million Sculpture Sells.” [Bloomberg]
Two the world’s five Van Gogh sunflower paintings will be reunited at London’s National Gallery next year. [The Guardian]
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