Museum of Arts and Design in its new Columbus Circle location

In its new home on Columbus Circle, the Museum of Arts and Design opens to the public on September 27, 2008. New York Art Beat made it to the press preview. The museum will be open at no charge all inaugural weekend long, so don’t miss it.

poster for

"Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary" Exhibition

at Museum of Arts & Design
in the Midtown area
This event has ended - (2008-09-27 - 2009-04-19)

In Photo Reports by Aneta Glinkowska 2008-09-26 print

Ribbon cutting with guests and neighborhood representatives. The opening to the public follows in a few days.

The new building seen from the SW corner.In a good start for design, the press were given a choice of a traditional PR kit or one on USB. NYAB chose the handy USB.

Mayor Bloomberg speaking, among other invited guests, before the ribbon cutting.Front of the building above the main entrance, facing Columbus Circle.

Windows on the inside - remnants of the old concrete structure - behind the new steel rope suspended stairs.

Several works in the temporary exhibition, 'Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary.'  Jewelry collection.

Yuken Teruya's familiar trees cut out of high end boutique shopping bags.

 Devorah Sperber's 'After the Mona Lisa 7', made out of spools of thread.

Do Ho Suh's 'Metal Jacket' made of stainless steel military dog tags. Willie Cole's 'Love Seat', made of high heel shoes.

A wave made of vinyl records.

Vinyl record butterflies.

Entrance to the permanent collection.

More works in the permanent collection displayed close together.

Disappointingly mundane toilet at MAD.

A freshly painted white, but dark, emergency staircase available to use on the preview day.

Museum shop.

Stained glass window.

Some of the permanent collection displayed by the windows

Steel rope suspensions of the stairs from the ground floor.

More suspensions inside MAD.

Window view of Columbus Circle.

View from the SE corner.

Other buildings, including the recently opened Norman Foster building reflected in the MAD facade.

Aneta Glinkowska

Aneta Glinkowska. A co-founder of NYArtBeat.com, Aneta manages the NY Art Beat listings and occasionally blog from an armchair. TW: @perke and @NYArtBeat IG: @perke and @NYArtBeat » See other writings

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