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  1. Soup Art

    Trusteeís Art on His Museumís Walls Raises Flag

    NY TIMES
    By DEBORAH SONTAG and ROBIN POGREBIN
    November 11, 2009

    One day in the mid-1980s, Dakis Joannou, a Greek Cypriot industrialist, was...
  2. Perhaps they are the "outside financing"...

    Perhaps they are the "outside financing" mentioned in the Times' article:
  3. Bowery Gentrification Watch: New Museum...

    Bowery Gentrification Watch:
    New Museum Spreading

    http://curbed.com/uploads/2008_9_newmuseumneighbor.jpg

    CURBED
    by Joey
    September 9, 2008

    For all the glitz, glamour, starchitecture...
  4. Look at City Planning Manhattan Zoning Map 12-C...

    Look at City Planning Manhattan Zoning Map 12-C (warning pdf!)

    The Bowery has been zoned C6-1 for nearly 50 years (they recently re-zoned a small area around Houston Street where the Avalon...
  5. One of the things I love about Wired New York is...

    One of the things I love about Wired New York is that folks here sometimes switch their opinions -- and often aren't shy about admitting a change of heart.
  6. You never know in NYC ... Big opening weekend...

    You never know in NYC ...

    Big opening weekend bash -- and Free ...

    Plus it seems lots of folks were complaining about the lines / wait to get in during the day.

    Mainly it was just an...
  7. There wa hardly any line or wait at 10 PM...

    There wa hardly any line or wait at 10 PM Saturday night (when i went out for a walk).
  8. One of my favorite pieces is found in the 2nd...

    One of my favorite pieces is found in the 2nd Floor gallery (someone else took the photo and emailed it to me -- honest :cool: ). It's a swooping stack of chairs, connected with gravity, dowels and...
  9. The New Museum (http://www.newmuseum.org/) is now...

    The New Museum is now open. The building is terrific -- and close to home, so that makes me like it all the more :cool: .

    Most of the critics love it (but, of course, some hate it).

    The...
  10. Later on -- and from higher up ... ...

    Later on -- and from higher up ...

    http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p242/Lofter1/New%20Museum%20of%20Contemporary%20Art%20-%20Bowery/NewMus_42a.jpg
    ...
  11. It really changes with the sun and clouds and...

    It really changes with the sun and clouds and time of day ...

    They're getting ready to pour the sidewalk in front of the building.

    But this afternoon there was some problem with the way the...
  12. The sidewalk shed here has come down...

    The sidewalk shed here has come down http://wirednewyork.com/forum/images/icons/icon14.gif ...
    ...
  13. From CURBED...

    From CURBED today ...

    New New Museum Getting All Mesh-y on The Bowery

    Monday, August 27, 2007
    by ROK88

    http://curbed.com/2007_08_NewMuseumMesh1.JPG

    A few weeks ago we gave a little...
  14. Thanks, Zephyr, for expanding on what I should...

    Thanks, Zephyr, for expanding on what I should have termed the "window question" (rather than "window problem", as I lazily & incorrectly quoted).

    Perhaps, because I'm liking this building so far...
  15. I'm not sure what is meant ^^^ by the "window...

    I'm not sure what is meant ^^^ by the "window problem" ...

    There are windows spaced around on the various facades. There are also skylights (where the stacked boxeds give a sky-facing exposure)....
  16. More metal mesh going up here ... A workman...

    More metal mesh going up here ...

    A workman who was installing the paneling on the facade told me that the entire building -- including the west facade facing onto The Bowery -- will be covered...
  17. Excellent ^^^ Muchas Gracias :D

    Excellent ^^^

    Muchas Gracias :D
  18. Earlier this week a crew attempted to install a...

    Earlier this week a crew attempted to install a long and awkward-to-control piece of the zinc facade ...

    The guys on the lower hanging scaffold tried to "feed" the panel up into the channel along...
  19. There are a succession of connected posts in the...

    There are a succession of connected posts in the "New Developments on the Bowery" thread specifically regarding this Museum project ...

    They start HERE , continue on HERE through HERE .

    Can...
  20. The zinc panels now cover a good portion of the...

    The zinc panels now cover a good portion of the exterior of these stacked cubes.

    Along with solid panels most of the south and east facades (and a section of the north facade) are getting...
  21. From the thread for the New Museum of...

    From the thread for the New Museum of Contemporary Art ...

    [Seems I was wrong about the translucency :o ]

    On the facade :


    On the materials :
  22. The photos and vid are out of date ... It's...

    The photos and vid are out of date ...

    It's now a big yellow box ...

    ***
  23. flickr...

    flickr
    We found 4,683 photos about 11spring
  24. Excuse my grouchiness from last evening ... ...

    Excuse my grouchiness from last evening ...

    The photo really doesn't do the piece full justice, both due to the size of the actual piece and the subtleties of the application and vibrancy of...
  25. If you want to judge the work from a photo, be my...

    If you want to judge the work from a photo, be my guest ...
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