A former investment banker, the chairman of the board of directors of Friends of the High Line, a trustee of the New York Public Library, the editor of the acclaimed book City Parks: Public Places, Private Thoughts, and a contributing editor to Vogue, Catie Marron has just added a new book to her very crowded list of accomplishments.
Kenny Scharf's newest exhibition opens tomorrow at the Paul Kasmin Gallery. The set of ten monochromatic paintings will operate as a backdrop to three enormous fiberglass structures - one of which, "Squirtz", made it's public debut outside The Standard, High Line two weeks prior to his exhibition opening.
It is amazing how many of people's thoughts and beliefs considered common sense have actually been preconceived not so long ago and have come to play a major role in the way we live our lives. Think about "recreation" - in urban planning, on a smaller or larger scale, recreation areas basically mean parks and public spaces to relax, walk through and enjoy lunch breaks.