Eleven Madison Park’s Discreet New Monumental Art Piece

Artist Daniel Turner's 16-foot-long site-specific "step" sculpture

Before anyone can approach the stunning Rita Ackermann chalkboard painting, or steal away to the Sol LeWitt in an upstairs dining room, guests to Eleven Madison Park quite literally step on an exceptional monument. Some 1,000 pounds and 16 feet long, artist Daniel Turner‘s site-specific sculpture is a quiet homage to the restaurant and chef Daniel Humm’s success. It greets people upon entry at the …

JR + Takao Shiraishi in Fukushima

A site-specific collaboration keeps the world emotionally connected to the post-disaster area

by Marie Salom Peyronnel In addition to winning the 2011 TED Prize, JR‘s acclaim has grown after showings at Galerie Perrotin, the Tate Modern and the Venice Biennale. Outside of traditional bounds of the art world, the artist has made an equivocal impact in the favelas of Rio, in Ellis Island’s abandoned hospital and on the Separation Wall in Israel. Four years after a 9.0 …