Midnight Moment: Blue Moon
Alex Da Corte
February 1 - 28 | 11:57pm - midnight
Times Square's Electronic Billboards
42nd-49th Sts, btwn Broadway & 7th Ave
Philadelphia-based interdisciplinary artists Alex Da Corte brings us a surreal, theatrical portrait of a person dressed as the Moon, singing "Blue Moon" karaoke. The work features pop-art colors to brighten the winter sky, and a wry perspective on the dreams in our hearts and our prospects for finding a love of our own.
What to watch for: A brightly-made-up man singing into a flaming cabbage, as the lyrics to "Blue Moon" scroll silently, karaoke-style, along the bottom of the screen.
XXX TIMES SQUARE WITH LOVE Juergen Mayer H./J.MAYER.H and Partners
Broadway Pedestrian Plaza between 43rd and 44th Sts
XXX brings us the future of public-space seating at the Crossroads of the World. Referencing the 'X' of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, Times Square's seedy past or the love sent at the end of a text or postcard, artist and architext Juergen Mayer H. has created a way to lean back for a refreshing perspective on Times Square.
What to watch for: Three X-shaped, almost horizontal outdoor loungers that can fit up to four people.
We Were Strangers Once Too
The Office for Creative Research
February 7 - March 5
Duffy Square, between 46th & 47th Streets
The 2017 Valentine Heart is a public data sculpture which highlights the role immigrants have played in the founding, development and continued vibrancy of NYC. The sculpture consists of 33 metal poles inscribed and hued to indicate the shifting immigrant populations of New York City, by national
What to watch for: 33 metal poles covered in color blocks of four shades of red and pink.