The Tower of the Empire State Building bisects the Arch in Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza.
Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted and architect Calvert Vaux created the framework for this continuing work-in-progress as the Civil War ended, 25 years before the Arch, 65 years before the Tower, 105 years before the Mirador, and 145 years before I stumbled across it.
In starting the “Grand Army Plaza” group here at Brooklyn Arts Project, I hope to share ideas on how to raise public awareness to protect and promote this View as an “historic visual corridor.” Building Six of Atlantic Yards threatens to eclipse the view.
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hi sarah, thanks for being friends.
i dont know which of my works you mentioned but i have differing material on the palette. like digital, oil, acryl, camera, tar, etc. i will keep checking your work.
"Free Bird To Switzerland" was purchased by Deborah Fries, the Director of FusionArts Museum in LES. I have no idea where it is now. Supposedly, Ms. Fries was going to transfer the upper three floors of her gallery's building into spaces to house her permanent collection--my painting might end up there someday. Thanks, though, for the compliment and congratulations on your show!
I came across your profile page a couple of days ago and saw that you had posted a comment about wanting to meet other artists in New York. My name is JD Siazon and I currently attend Parsons in Manhattan where I hope to earn my master's degree in Fine Arts in 2011. Having been in New York for seven years now as an aspiring artist, I can understand your frustration in not being able to show and sell your artwork, etc. It's a pretty severe bottleneck towards the gallery scene in this city and that is why I've decided to contact you.
I've seen artist collectives get shows at venues very easily; whereas it would have been very difficult for individual artists to get their work shown at the same place. I'm not looking to start or be a part of an artist collective per se; but I did want to send you a message saying that I do sympathize with your wish to meet and possibly work with other artists in this city.
You're welcome to take a look at my website to see the kind of work I do though honestly the majority of work that I did at Parsons last year--which is vastly different than what's on my website now--hasn't been uploaded yet. Either way, if you're interested in opening up a dialogue with me--especially as pertains to your wish to meet other artists in NYC--then I'd be happy to exchange some ideas with you. And, until then, Happy Birthday and take care.