New at the A&A Library, Creative Time: The Book


Experimental public art troupe, Creative Time, has published a book and true to form, the book itself is the result of an art installation. Each book cover is a unique display of colors, sounds and weather recorded in New York. The A&A’s copy of the book shows information collected from Battery Park on 9/8/06 at 12:34PM. Find information about the making of the cover and more here.

From the book description: “For more than 30 years, Creative Time has been an avatar of public art in the city, working to engage art and the environment, artists and the public. Creative Time: The Book shows how a single organization made it possible for thousands of artists to present awe-inspiring works that engage, taunt, seduce, enliven, and transform a city.

“Creative Time artworks have been seen in spaces both lofty and modest. Light projections have appeared on the Beaux-Arts entrance to the New York Public Library and from Ground Zero in the now famous Tribute in Light Memorial to 9/11. Signage has popped up on Times Square’s Astrovision screen and along the boardwalks of Coney Island. Music has blasted in Central Park as well as under tunnels in DUMBO, Brooklyn.”

Posted by Chris


One response to “New at the A&A Library, Creative Time: The Book

  1. if anybody sees this book (page 111) and wants a watercolor, let me know and i’ll mail you one

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