Artists Redesign New York City Flag for Benefit Auction

February 8th, 2014

A new project to reimagine the city flag for New York has drawn submissions from John Baldessari, Francesco Clemente, Tom Sachs and more, to be auctioned at Sotheby’s later this month to benefit the Fund for the City of New York.  “The idea is, in an increasingly virtual world in the 21st century flags are one of the remaining symbols of shared virtues and beliefs,” Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, chairwoman of the alliance and of the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center said.Read more at New York Times