Starlight by Cooper Joseph Studio
"The museum presented a problem that their entry lobby lacked a core experience reflective of their contemporary mission. This site-specific light sculpture was our solution, marking a new era and igniting the majestic circular stair at the heart of the museum’s historic interior. Now, visitors congregate on the seating underneath the sculpture, and are drawn up the stairs into the spaces above while watching the dynamic moiré pattern of lights unfold.
Wednesday is the twelfth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. That tragedy has been examined in the pages of The New Yorker, and also on its cover. Here is a slide show of some of those covers, reflections of the changed urban, political, and cultural landscape that 9/11 left behind. - The New Yorker (x)