It Takes Time to Turn a Space Around – Amy Wilson

02/25/2010 in

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Artist Amy Wilson, in her signature style, has created for the West Thames Park construction fence an ensemble cast of child-like characters who inhabit what resembles a storybook world. Little girls in summer dresses work tirelessly in a vast garden, reconstructing the landscape using red toy wagons and oversized garden shears. Seven different panels along the fence depict the varying phases of their labors, suggesting deliberate yet seamless collaboration for the betterment of a beloved shared space. The artwork is printed on a 150-foot vinyl banner and secured to a portion of the park’s construction fencing. The project is presented by BravinLee programs, and was installed in mid-January. The park, located in Battery Park City, is undergoing renovation, and is scheduled to reopen in May 2010.

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