In October 2012 Christopher Columbus was enjoying the warmth of his own living room high above Columbus Circle, courtesy artist Tatzu Nishi during the installation ”Discovering Columbus”. Happy Columbus Day!
The Greek hero Herakles watches the modern young ladies with bemusement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Roman, Imperial period, 1st century A.D. Copy of a Greek statue of the second half of the 4th century B.C. attributed to Lysippos.)
“Sleeping Boy” French,ca. 1774, by Phillippe Laurent Roland and “Skull Hook” (Agiba) 19th-early 20th century, by the Kerewa people. Large agiba were used to display trophy skulls within men’s ceremonial houses amongst the Kerewa people of the Papuan Gulf region. Headhunting was an integral element of ritual life of the community. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
Star Fountain (Blue) (1999) by Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2001) with Nohra Haime Gallery — an approximately 10-foot tall voluptuous female figure made of ceramic tiles, glass pebbles and mirrored glass, lent by the Niki Charitable Art Foundation. Times Square, New York City