A powerful woman awaits on 10th Avenue Highline bridge – Brick House. She’s Simone Leigh’s glorious sculpture at 30th Street.
A complex woman with a vision, Louise Bourgeois turned anxiety into art. Her work provoked audiences with disruptive work. She channeled emotions into her pieces to jolt audiences awake. Good or bad, Bourgeois makes us feel things.
Intriguing contradictions infuse Michael Malpass artwork. That may be because the man behind them was also complicated. He delved many themes. For instance, Screaming Medusa stands out among his thematic works.
Marc Gibian’s Serpentine Sculptures bring whorling steel tendrils to the Hudson River Esplanade. These three structures are Twister, Offshoot, and Torque.
The Immigrants sculpture celebrates and portrays desperate longing all at once. It’s only steps across a path from Castle Clinton in Battery Park.
Tom Otterness charms with The Real World. Bronze whimsical miniature figures tell funny stories. But there’s an undercurrent of conflict too.