* HUGE NEW SCULPTURE PLANNED FOR NEW YORK CITY (Associated Press). Yesterday the plans were unveiled for a new 150-foot, $150-million sculpture that will stand amid a cluster of skyscrapers being built near the Hudson River in Manhattan.
And it turns out the other side of the country is getting a big new public art piece, too.
* INTERACTIVE UNDERWATER ARTWORK OFF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST (Condé Nast Traveler). As part of "Electric Earth," Doug Aitken's exhibit this fall at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the artist has built three enormous "Underwater Pavilions" off the coast of Southern California's Catalina Island.
A must-see this fall, Doug Aitken has announced plans to create an underwater installation off the coast of Catalina Island. . #DougAitken #ElectricEarth #UnderwaterPavilions #LosAngeles #RepostbyMocaLosAngeles #DTLA . @dougaitkenworkshop [Digital rendering by Doug Aitken Workshop/Parley for the Oceans/MOCA; Image by Conner MacPhee]
A photo posted by LeBasse Projects (@lebasseprojects) on Sep 12, 2016 at 5:44pm PDT
* IN CHINA, YOU CAN GO TO A RESTAURANT IN A RETIRED BOEING 737 (Travel + Leisure). We recently told you about a dinner experience in Los Angeles that transports guests back to the golden age of air travel by serving them inside an old grounded Pan Am Airways craft, outfitted to look exactly as it did in 1973, right down to the perky stewardesses and ample legroom.
A photo posted by Leo (@leo_lijie) on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:51am PDT
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