Look out below! In this 3-D ad for the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week programming, a prehistoric Megalodon shark appear to leap from the facade of a building on 23rd Street, overlooking Park Avenue South. Very scary!
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Anatomically Correct Male Mannequins in Park Ave South Store Front
A group of nine naked male mannequins has appeared in an empty Gramercy Park storefront. I noticed them for the first time a couple of weeks ago, when I was on my way to a dentist appointment in the area and happened to exit the 6 Train on East 22nd Street — directly adjacent to the storefront.
I didn’t have my camera with me at that time, but I had it when I was in the neighborhood today!
The statues, by New York City-based artist Richard Dupont, are somewhat larger than life-size and portray the male form in anatomically accurate proportions. Originally on display in Midtown’s Lever House, their current home is within a block of a preschool and a secondary school. I am almost surprised that they were still there, to be honest; considering how prudish people can be when they are exposed to a peen.
The art installation, visible through the newly installed plate-glass windows on the ground-floor of the former Church Missions House, will be on display throughout the summer. Built in 1892, the seven-story Gothic structure was bought by Aby Rosen’s RFR Realty last year for $50 million with plans to convert to a single-tenant office building with ground-floor retail space.
Pink Thing of The Day: Eat Neon Sign with Pink Arrow
Must See Art: Voice Tunnel by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Geoffrey (Far Left) is Excited About Entering the Voice Tunnel (All Photos By Gail)
New York Art Fans and Urban Adventurists are running out of time to visit one of NYC’s most unique temporary art events, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Voice Tunnel, which takes place in the Park Avenue South Tunnel between 33rd and 40th Streets for just one more Saturday! Geoffrey and I stopped by this past Saturday and really enjoyed ourselves. Continue reading Must See Art: Voice Tunnel by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer