Readers sound off on street art, carriage horses and legacy admissions
Let public art bloom from worksites
Brooklyn: It’s just ugly. Every single building under construction in this city is painted dark forest green. Like a barrage of visual noise lacking any value whatsoever, we are besieged with this constant reminder of almost Soviet-like uniformity. It’s on our scaffolding and on our pedestrian sheds.
For too long, our city has been deplorable in its ability to showcase the vibrant and prolific art community that exists here. Yet before our eyes, we have unlimited structures that could be a virtual blank canvas for that community.
Over the last few years, street artists came to the World Trade Center to bring more life to the rest of the construction site that exists there. These paintings and installations have been well-received and take attention …
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