“Justus is wonderfully charming and ebullient,” Moschetta said. “But I think the best part about him is his naïveté. Not many people would actually think to do this.” Since Moschetta joined the team, Times Square Art Square has established partnerships with Tumblr, the art blogazine Hyperallergic, and Behance, on online platform for showcasing and discovering creative work. The Brooklyn Brothers ad agency created the campaign’s Kickstarter video.
"It's as close as humanly possible" to Kahn's original drawings, Rubenstein told me. Also: â€œThis is probably the most important thing I've ever done."
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad Sq. Art announces Adam D. Glick as park’s first-ever Martin Friedman Curator(1)
Tom Sanford spoke to me Thursday morning while standing across the street from where the works are installed, in front of a dormant rowhouse. All seven "saints" are drawn in Christian-iconography-influenced poses bearing personal symbols that resemble familiar iconography. Weegee holds a cigar and a camera, surrounded by police tape. Nearby, Charlie Parker resembles the Christ Pantocrator, substituting a saxophone for a bible and wearing a poppy to symbolize his addictions.