NYT Gives Tour of Soon-to-Open 2nd Ave Subway

December 20th, 2016

vik-muniz-in-2nd-ave-subway-via-nytThe New York Times takes a first look at the 2nd Avenue Subway, which is set to open on New Year’s Day, and which will include works by Chuck Close, Vik Muniz, and Sarah Sze.  “At some point government adopted an attitude that its job was to build things that were functional but unattractive and unappealing,” Governor Cuomo said in a statement to The New York Times. “But that’s not how it has always been, and it’s not how it should be. With every public works project, I believe there is an opportunity to elevate the everyday, to build a public space where community can gather and where culture and shared civic values are celebrated.”

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