Pride Fest in NYC took place after the Pride March, on Hudson Street. The balloon arch which led the March was tied up at one end of the Fest.
This was my first time seeing the Pride March in New York, and it was awesome. I watched it at various locations up and down Fifth Avenue, and saw the iconic balloons heading the march near the Flatiron Building.
The enormous space of the Oculus is now being used for some large-scale exhibits. This month, replica panels of the Sistine Chapel cover one end of the space.
Squarespace partnered with Geronimo Balloons to create a massive 15,000 balloon display on the facade of its headquarters on Clarkson St. in NYC. The largest balloons are 8 feet across.
In the vast Drill Hall at Park Armory, Ai Weiwei and architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have set up a dark and foreboding surveillance state. The relentless sound of drones flying overhead combine with floor projections of what appear to be targeted body parts, creating an atmosphere of mysterious dread.
CHIHULY is an exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s work at The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Seeing it at night was especially magical.