On the eve of his departure from New York, the outgoing manager of public art for the Times Square Alliance discusses community engagement, urban placemaking and contemporary art practice at the iconic site.
by Sarah Snider • November 24th, 2009
Drinks with performance artists tend to keep you on your toes. You’re always wondering if something they say, the way...
Approximately one million people trample through Times Square everyday - some incessantly pausing to snap pictures of all the chaos while others beeline without ever looking up. On November 11 at 2pm on the corner of 46th and Broadway, Tony Conrad, clad in a neon green T-shirt, used a power drill to open a wooden box half his size that featured a wooden lever, a doorbell, and a sound hole.