• Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda’s film test pattern was re-imagined for the Times Square billboards in October 2014.

    Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda’s film test pattern was re-imagined for the Times Square billboards in October 2014.

  • Arlés del Rio's Nearness dealt with restrictions, distance, the forbidden and achieving longings despite impediments.

    Arlés del Rio's Nearness dealt with restrictions, distance, the forbidden and achieving longings despite impediments.

  • For Inside Out New York City, French artist JR and his team invited New Yorkers and visitors to take self-portraits in a specially designed photo booth stationed in Times Square.

    For Inside Out New York City, French artist JR and his team invited New Yorkers and visitors to take self-portraits in a specially designed photo booth stationed in Times Square.

  • California-based band Bouquet took their audience above the clouds, on the Hyatt roof deck, to serenade them against the city skyline.

    California-based band Bouquet took their audience above the clouds, on the Hyatt roof deck, to serenade them against the city skyline.

  • Artist Chris Doyle transformed the concrete jungle of Times Square into a flourishing canyon landscape.

    Artist Chris Doyle transformed the concrete jungle of Times Square into a flourishing canyon landscape.

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Times Square Arts, the public art program of the Times Square Alliance, is the largest public platform for innovative contemporary performance and visual arts. With 312,000 daily visitors to New York City’s Times Square, it is one of the highest profile public arts programs and since its inception, Times Square Arts has featured works by a diverse group of more than five dozen prominent and emerging artists.