On View

‘Park McArthur: Ramps’ at Essex Street

Installation view. (Courtesy Essex Street)

Unless you are in a wheelchair, or have spent time with someone who is, it’s unlikely you have ever stopped and stared at handicap access ramps, much less had to wait around for someone to fetch one. Artist Park McArthur has collected 20 of these objects—most borrowed from Downtown arts institutions that are located a few steps above street level—and put them on display at Essex Street, to surprisingly complex aesthetic effect. Read More