Bertiller’s intention was to honor and celebrate the ritual that encompasses a picnic.Learn More >
Famous Faces of Randall’s Island enlivened the park’s southern pathways through a series of flat aluminum statues featuring images of important individuals from the history of the island.Learn More >
Sited in a lawn along the park shoreline with a view toward the city waterfront, Untitled (Two Viewing Rooms, Offset) was an abstract pergola-like structure of two large cubic forms and served as viewing space while also providing shade and step seating.Learn More >
Meters To The Center reflected on the monumental dimensions of our solar system by relating them to the scale of the Robert F.Learn More >
Awakening Asylum was designed around formal elements and conceptual themes emerging from the General Slocum Steamship disaster (June 15, 1904) and the history of Randall’s Island as a place of “Asylum” for inebriates, idiots, and insane urban residents.Learn More >
While the sculpture is now down, it will live on in photos and memories. Thanks to my helpers, and the Turfgrass Pros.
These photos are from its final sunset, having stood strong to floodwaters and wind through Superstorm Sandy.
and special thanks also to: Alsina Arquitectura, Broglia Builders Group, Bayala Arquitectura+Gestión, Sol Franco Martinez, Mariela Diaz, Lisa Quintela, Genna Terranova, Paula Larroque, Paulo Colino, Andrés Gribnicow y Erica Rubinstein.
Glamourous Picnic, 2012
Site-Specific Installation, Concrete and glass tile, Randall's Island Park
Laura Skeeters from Daltile recommended this outdoor, gorgeous and shinny glass tile.