18 Public Art Shows to Get Excited About in NYC This Spring
March 24, 2017 - Artnet News | Kiki Olmedo & Sarah Cascone
Through there is still a chill in the air, and lingering remembrances of winter storm Stella have yet to melt entirely, spring officially arrived this week. In honor of the changing of the seasons, artnet News has rounded up the best public art currently on view or presently opening here in New York. Enjoy!
17. Bjørn Skaarup, Hippo Ballerina at Dante Park
A classic scene from Disney’s Fantasia, in which tutu-ed hippopotamuses dance the ballet, comes to life, fittingly, outside Lincoln Center. The two-and-a-half-ton bronze statue stands at over 15 feet tall, and is inspired by the iconic Little Dancer statue by Edgar Degas.
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