DOZEN WHITNEY WORKS TO BE DISPLAYED IN LIGHTS ON EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
April 26th, 2015

“King Kong” was so 20th century. All that climbing and heavy breathing — so low-tech. This is the 21st century. Marc Brickman can have his way with the Empire State Building from wherever he happens to be, which, on Friday, will probably be his usual hangout, somewhere in a hotel with an unobstructed view.

Mr. Brickman, a lighting designer, has worked with Pink Floyd, Bruce Springsteen and the Blue Man Group, and has created light shows for the Summer Olympics in 1992 and the Winter Olympics in 1998. On Friday, to take note of theWhitney Museum of American Art’s move downtown, he will conjure representations of a dozen works of art onto the sides of the Empire State Building…

James Baron in NYT Arts Beat

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