The story behind the strange 8th Ave. subway statues

The story behind the strange 8th Ave. subway statues

NY Daily News

02/16/2016

The story behind the strange 8th Ave. subway statues

KERI BLAKINGER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS 

At the Eighth Avenue subway station, sewer alligators are not an urban legend.

Anyone who’s been through the 14th St./Eighth Ave. station has probably seen the bronze gator sculpture — and probably wondered what it means and why it’s there.

The underground gators — along with dozens of other whimsical creatures — are part of the permanent art installation housed at the intersection of the A,C,E, and L lines...

'Playground' sculpture invites kids to clamber at Aspinwall Riverfront Park

'Playground' sculpture invites kids to clamber at Aspinwall Riverfront Park

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

September 13th, 2015

Whimsical Bronze Sculptures Turn Airport into Interactive Playground

Whimsical Bronze Sculptures Turn Airport into Interactive Playground

My Modern Met

8/25/2015

Traveling Otterness sculpture ‘Makin’ Hay’ installed at Wichita State University

Traveling Otterness sculpture ‘Makin’ Hay’ installed at Wichita State University

The Wichita Eagle

August 8, 2015

Sculptor puts bite back into the Big Apple

Sculptor puts bite back into the Big Apple

Mail & Guardian, Africa

March 20, 2015

Chris du Plessis contemplates a New York that’s lost its multicultural edginess, but the blandness is lifted by playful artworks.

At Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry, Master of Metals is Artists' Ally

At Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry, Master of Metals is Artists' Ally

The New York Times, by Susan Hodara

January 31, 2015

The Brooklyn Rail

The Brooklyn Rail

TOM OTTERNESS Creation Myth by William J. Simmons

December 18, 2014

DICK POLICH: TRANSFORMING METAL INTO ART

DICK POLICH: TRANSFORMING METAL INTO ART

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz

08/27/2014

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Dick Polich: Transforming Metal Into Art, curated by Daniel Belasco, on display from August 27- December 14, 2014 at The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz.

Artist Statements By

Janine Antoni

Jeff Koons

Tom Otterness

Rona Pondick

Martin Puryear

Joel Shapiro

 

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Doug McClemont review: Tom Otterness, Marlborough

Doug McClemont review: Tom Otterness, Marlborough

Artnews, May 2011

May 2011

Hidden Gems at Armory Show Modern

Hidden Gems at Armory Show Modern

Artinfo- BY JUDD TULLY, VANESSA YURKEVICH

March 7, 2014

 

 

Hay Exhibit Makes Home in Bentonville

Hay Exhibit Makes Home in Bentonville

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

IN CONVERSATION WITH THE SCULPTOR - TOM OTTERNESS

IN CONVERSATION WITH THE SCULPTOR - TOM OTTERNESS

By Shwetha Ravishankar

June 18, 2013

In the Loftiest of Buildings, High Art Still Finds a Home

In the Loftiest of Buildings, High Art Still Finds a Home

The New York Times

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Otterness' Playground

Otterness' Playground

The New York Times- Inside Art by Carol Vogel

November 13, 2009

A Covered Wagon Will Roll into Dumbo

A Covered Wagon Will Roll into Dumbo

The New York Sun

March 27, 2008

Ribbet … Ribbet … a 6-Foot Frog to Play With

Ribbet … Ribbet … a 6-Foot Frog to Play With

The New York Times

October 19, 2007

The Art of Practicality

The Art of Practicality

Paper Magazine

May 2007

Speaking with Tom Otterness

Speaking with Tom Otterness

Linea- Journal of the Art Students League

Spring 2007

Colab Takes a Piece, History Takes It Back: Collectivity and New York Alternative Spaces

Colab Takes a Piece, History Takes It Back: Collectivity and New York Alternative Spaces

Art Journal by David E. Little

Spring 2007

Train to the Museum? You're Already There.

Train to the Museum? You're Already There.

The New York Times

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

The AI Interview: Tom Otterness

The AI Interview: Tom Otterness

Artinfo.com

Sept. 27, 2006

Creeping Cats and Fish in Hats

Creeping Cats and Fish in Hats

Artnews

April 2006

Art in Review: Tom Otterness, Free Money and Other Fairy Tales

Art in Review: Tom Otterness, Free Money and Other Fairy Tales

The New York Times, by Ken Johnson

May 3rd, 2002