In 1879, the Madison Square Garden Center on Madison Avenue, corner with 26th Street opened for the first time as an open arena. Its first tenant was P.T. Barnum, founder of the Barnum & Baily circus. The use of the building was limited due to changing weather conditions and was demolished in 1890, giving way to a new enclosed Madison Square Garden in the Beaux-Arts style and that included a replica of the “Giralda” of the Cathedral of Seville. Continue reading “The most famous Arena in the world – NYC”
Our visit to New York definitely had to include the 9/11 Memorial and climb the Observatory of the new 1 World Trade Center. What we experienced was a moment of solemnity among all the people who were there, all in one way or another, prepared to remember that sad moment in history. Continue reading “1 World Trade Center and Observation Deck – New York”
We took advantage of our visit to New York to visit MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art). Among its exhibitions, there is an extraordinary one, with a good of the work by the painter, sculptor, engraver and Spanish ceramist, the great Joan Miró i Ferrà. Continue reading “Joan Miró at MoMA – New York”
During our recent visit to New York and despite the cold and the wind, we were able to walk upon the High Line. The strolled served to connect our visits to the “Vessel” with the Whitney Museum of American Art.
The Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra pays tribute through his mural painting to two great men of humanity, Mother Teresa of Calcutta and Mahatma Gandhi.
Inaugurated recently on March 15, 2019, the “Vessel” has quickly become an attraction of Manhattan, in New York City (New York, USA). It is the focal and centerpiece of the square called, Hudson Yards.
Strolling along the High Line in Manhattan, in New York City, we find the mural entitled “I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door”, work of the artist Dorothy Iannone. Continue reading “I raise my lamp beside the golden door! – New York”