The completely revamped courtyard designed by artist Cliff Garten at 50 United Nations Plaza will be an excellent example of an artwork that is not only going to be beautiful, with its curved and twisted sculptural benches, granite fountains and birch trees, but a wonderful place for employees to relax during their workdays. Rendering provided by the artist.
Oregon artist, Lucinda Parker, was selected to create original artwork for the new United States Courthouse Bakersfield. The result was "Water Paintings," five captivating abstract, landscape pieces that underscore the importance of water in the parched climate found around Bakersfield. Canals: Aqueduct: Dando Vida, 2012. Photo provided by artist Lucinda Parker.
The Federal Building in San Francisco stands out on many levels. Its aesthetics are bold, making it a design that's easy to spot among the city's skyline, as is its Art in Architecture piece Skygarden, an installation of light which serves as a beacon to all who see it. Photo by Tim Griffith/ESTO.
In "An Album: Sewing into Borderlines," internationally known artist Kimsooja is using an outdoor LED screen to project panoramic video portraits of a number of first and second generation immigrants from all different continents who have chosen to live in the United States. Rendering provided by the artist.