Revealing MODU + Eric Forman Studio’s 2020 Times Square Valentine Heart

"Heart Squared" wins the 12th annual public art installation competition

Set in front of Father Duffy Square’s iconic Red Steps, Times Square‘s Valentine Heart public art installation appears year after year from 30 January through 28 February. For the 12th annual installation, selected through the Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, MODU Architecture and Eric Forman Studio‘s winning design will come to life. Known as “Heart Squared,” the multi-dimensional, mixed material work will celebrate love …

Four New Statues of Women for NYC

While NYC is scattered with statues of notable men, there are very few of women—just five, in fact. She Built NYC is commissioning four new statues of historical and influential women: Billie Holiday, Dr Helen Rodríguez Trías, Elizabeth Jennings Graham and Katherine Walker. Each statue will be placed in the borough that each woman called home—from the Bronx to Staten Island. The project is ongoing, …

Paint Your Pride with Anthony Goicolea + Airbnb Experiences

Help complete a new mural with the creator of the first official LGBTQ monument commissioned by New York State

New York State granted artist Anthony Goicolea a great honor when it commissioned him to create the first-ever official LGBTQ monument in NYC. Dedicated to those who long fought for equality, Goicolea’s work sits along the Hudson River in the West Village. In partnering with Airbnb, Goicolea will be offering a personal tour of the monument, along with a visit to the AIDS Memorial at …