“No Limits,” In the Gloaming

Skyscraper-inspired swirls of steel and aluminum sculpture provide free public art

Sponsored content: Three large-scale sculptural works have left their initial Park Avenue placement and ventured south to sit among other iconic Manhattan skyscrapers they re-envision. Situated between and around New York City’s Union Square and Flatiron District, Cuban-born, Madrid-based artist Alexandre Arrechea‘s “No Limits” toys with the theme of flexibility in the midst of stone-and-steel-strong architecture. This outdoor installation, composed of aluminum and steel sculptures, …

FIGR

Style on the go with an app designed for fashion experiments

Like a fantasy wardrobe on your iPhone, the new high fashion styling app FIGR allows users to playfully experiment with the latest runway looks and street style ensembles with the swipe of a finger. The app contains a large, consistently-updated library of images culled from reputable fashion blogs and ready-to-wear shows, which have been divided into four segments following the female form. Users can toggle …

Marques Toliver: Land of CanAan

A classically trained violinist's path to a soulful R&B release

A debut album set in motion by busking from New York to Belgium, many factors play into the soulful joy of Marques Toliver‘s Land of CanAan. Chance, talent, a voice and a violin have mingled, coalescing into a new sub-genre of rhythm and blues and an album that celebrates its roots and their flexibility. Toliver has gracefully introduced Motown-inflected contemporary R&B to classical violin and, …