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AFC Guide to Public Art: When an 800-Person Band Ruled Brooklyn

by Corinna Kirsch on January 30, 2015
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Brooklyn the Unknowable—never a better way to describe the motley borough. With that in mind, I wondered why Prospect Park has a bust of Mozart.

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AFC Guide to Brooklyn’s Public Art: The Fighting Doughboy

by Corinna Kirsch on January 14, 2015
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A column mapping out Brooklyn’s little-known public art. A new work every week. A new pin on the map.

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A Lost Cause? Alfredo Jaar’s “A Logo for America”

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
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In 1987: It was played every six minutes. In 2014: It will be played between 11:57 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

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Never Put Alex Katz Paintings on a Condo

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on June 20, 2014
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Public art is coming back from the dead in the form of an Ann Taylor zombie.

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That Ryan McGinley Billboard Looks Like an Apple Ad

by Corinna Kirsch on April 2, 2013
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In his latest public art project, artist Ryan McGinley pays homage to what Chelsea’s all about: the Apple store.

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Richard Serra’s “Shift” Found to Lack Cultural Heritage Value

by Corinna Kirsch on November 28, 2012
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Like a rhino grazing in the bushy savanna, Richard Serra’s concrete sculpture “Shift” snakes through the grassy fields of Southern Ontario without much in the way of human attention. Now, any opportunity for viewing this piece in its undisturbed habitat could become a dream: the Ontario Conservation Review Board has refused to protect Serra’s work under the Ontario Heritage Act.

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