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Studio JCW Proposes Big Shelf for Park Avenue

5 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

Big Shelf. Image Courtesy of Studio JCW
Studio JCW have created a proposal to revitalize the medians of Park Avenue in New York City. Founded by Chanon Wangkachonkait and Jaehong Chung, Studio JCW argues that Park Avenue's medians have been a fixture on the boulevard for more than a century. Their Big Shelf proposal would create elevated public spaces within a grid structure for expanded programming. The design was made to echo the structural facades of surrounding skyscrapers and building grids.
Big Shelf. Image Courtesy of Studio JCW
The Big Shelf structure would be installed on every...
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A Peculiar Character From a Hieronymus Bosch Painting Comes to Life on the New York City Subway

A Peculiar Character From a Hieronymus Bosch Painting Comes to Life on the New York City Subway

5 monthes ago   |   By Colossal

Artist Rae Swon recently brought a fantastical creature from The Temptation of St. Anthony to life on the New York City subway. The triptych painting created by Hieronymus Bosch in the early 16th century includes a small, peculiar figure on the left-hand triptych. The character has bird-like facial features, and is wearing what appear to be ice skates and a funnel as a hat. After creating the modern-day costume using needle felting and other found materials, Swon took her character for a subway ride through Manhattan. Although this particular costume is sold out, you can see more of Swon's...
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