Teresita Fernández’s Fata Morgana Glows In Madison Square Park

Fata Morgana, a massive installation by Teresita Fernández features hundreds of polished reflective metal discs will bloom in one of NYC’s most beloved parks. The Madison Square Park Conservancy’s art exhibition is a sprawling sculpture that consists of 6 golden canopies suspended above the park’s pathways. The shining example of NYC public art, creates a vivid, mirage-like effect, hence its name. Fata Morgana emanates a warm, inviting brightness throughout the park. Madison Square Park events held throughout the spring and summer are sure to benefit from the park’s lovely new ambiance.

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Paula Hayes’ Gorgeous Gazing Globes Brighten Madison Square Park

A new public art installation has arrived in Madison Square Park. Created by landscape designer and artist Paula Hayes, Gazing Globes is made up of eighteen crystalline orbs, each encasing a sort of science-fiction scene inside. Super fun, and super creative and our personal pick to be your first outdoor exhibit of the Spring.

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Sweet, Warm Treats and Snow Monsters Invade The Flatiron

The Flatiron Plaza has turned into an exciting place to be during the Winter. While we’re all anticpating the Shake Shack overahaul, there are still plenty of fun, funny and delicious things happening. This month there are two Wintry treats to take in. Momofuku Milk Bar “Cabin”; and the cute and lovable pack of Snow Monsters.

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Two Brand New NYC Public Art Projects – Perfect For The Fall!

Two new public art installations make Manhattan the perfect destination to walk in the park and breathe in both the fall fresh air and amazing art. Three huge sculptures by Tony Cragg have taken up residence in Madison Square Park through February; and the addictive, high-def Solar Reserve by John Gerrard, plopped down front and center on the Lincoln Center’s main plaza. Both

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Madison Square Park Features Jacco Olivier’s “Painterly Animations”

Madison Square Art, the group within the Madison Square Conservancy who have been responsible for bringing all the fantastic public art to the park over the past decade, end their 2011 season with six lovely little animations, some site-specific, by the dutch artist Jacco Olivier. The flat screen monitors were installed last week throughout Madison Square Park, and Jacco Olivier's short, painterly pieces–Stumble, Hide, Rabbit Hole, Bird, Home, and Deer–will be bringing rich splashes of color to the park's pathways throughout the winter months.

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Madison Square Eats: An NYC Food Festival Across from Madison Square Park

Whether we're in the mood for gorging or grazing, the great Madison Square Eats has quickly become one of our favorite fall festivals (see also: one of favorite spring festivals). No surprise, really. Madison Square Eats is centrally located in Worth Square, next to Madison Square Park, in the shadow of the Criterion Building to the north and the Flatiron Building to the south. It's comfortable at this NYC food festival, with plenty of full-sized tables and chairs, all made extra-festive this season by the flowered Marimekko umbrellas and tablecloths, promoting the spanking-new Marimekko store right across Broadway. And of course, you can also bring your food over to the always-pleasant Madison Square Park, right across Fifth Avenue. 

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