The Only Other

Submitted by Michael Birnberg

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Client: New York City Parks Department & Union Square Partnership

Location: Manhattan, NY, United States

Completion date: 2021

Artwork budget: $45,000

Project Team

Artist

MIDABI

Commissioning Organizations

New York City Parks Department & Union Square Partnership

Overview

Large scale sculptural text for the New York Parks Department and The Union Square Partnership. This 10’x20’x5/8″ acrylic painted steel plate sculpture was installed in Union Square Park, New York City as a part of the Art In The Parks initiative.

Goals

The goal was to provide the city and its inhabitants and visitors with a thought provoking sculpture that helps to reaffirm New York as a center of art and learning.

Process

The project came to life over a three year period of working with the New York Parks Department.