November 12, 2009

Tom Otterness Playground Comes To Hell's Kitchen South


I really prefer none, but if I have to choose, I guess I like my Tom Otterness playground sculpture tiny, variegated, slightly political, and in Battery Park City.

And in that respect, Larry Silverstein, the tiny real estate developer, and I differ.

Larry went bonkers for this gigantic bronze playground structure Otterness designed for a public commission competition [he lost], and had one installed in the garden of the desolate rental towers at 42nd & 12th, in the middle of BF Intrepid Chinese UN Mission Hell's Kitchen Nowhere. More power to him, I guess.

Inside Art [nyt]
Playground, 2007, bronze, edition of 6 []

Google DT

Contact DT

Daddy Types is published by Greg Allen with the help of readers like you.
Got tips, advice, questions, and suggestions? Send them to:
greg [at] daddytypes [dot] com

Join the [eventual] Daddy Types mailing list!



copyright 2023 daddy types, llc.
no unauthorized commercial reuse.
privacy and terms of use
published using movable type