Last Saturday, anyone in New York City who could see the south facade of the Empire State Building probably noticed massive projections of endangered animals covering the 1931 skyscraper.
Empire State Building
Looking Back After China Takes Over
A few years ago, artist Guy Laramee began his The Great Wall series, which imagines a 23rd century when the Chinese empire has overthrown its American rival. His artist statement is a piece of science fiction and it sets the stage for his sculptural works that tap into American anxieties about empire, civilization and, most importantly, decline.
New York OKs Major New Skyscraper
New York City Coucil has voted to allow Vornado Realty Trust from proceeding with a 1,216-foot skyscraper adjacent to Penn Station, and since this is New York not everyone is happy.