“When Yoko Ono is speaking, I want to hear a fucking pin drop, okay?” Say it, Glenn O’Brien! The impresario, writer and all-around man about town was speaking last week at ABC Carpet & Home–yes, ABC Carpet & Home–where Art Production Fund was holding its annual spring gala, this time honoring Yoko Ono and Richard Read More
We don’t profess to be experts on Gossip Girl but we try to tune in when it collides with Planet Art. Last night featured a cameo by the artist Richard Phillips, appearing with Art Production Fund cofounder Doreen Remen, so here we go!
Kiki Smith will be the third artist to be featured in the Public Art Fund’s “Last Lot” series, which brings art to a deserted lot in Times Square at 8th Avenue and West 46th Street, the project’s organizers announced today.
Ms. Smith will place a series of stained glass stars statues in the lot that range from “18 inches to six feet in height and are a kaleidoscope of hand-blown, translucent, iridized, modeled, and cathedral glass,” according to a press release.
MONDAY, APRIL 16
Gala: The Art Production Fund
We’re generally of the opinion that if your party’s already furnished with a mechanical bull and a full-service barbecue, you don’t need much else. And yet, the Art Production Fund went above and beyond, filling its fundraiser with artists as well. The party Read More
Look at This!
Josephine Meckseper’s faux wildcatting project in East Midtown is almost complete. The 25-foot-tall pump jack sculptures, sponsored by the Art Production Fund, are scheduled to roar into motion on Monday at the corner of 46th Street and 8th Avenue, giving the illusion that oil is being pumped from underneath Manhattan.
Beginning March 5, Josephine Meckseper will install two 25-foot oil rigs in Times Square as part of the Art Production Fund’s “Last Lot” series, the organization recently announced in a press release.