Just Opened: A Massive New Handball Court-Inspired Artwork In Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn!
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Just Opened: A Massive New Handball Court-Inspired Artwork In Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn!

       

Public Art Fund has just unveiled Subliminal Standard, an immersive painted sculpture by Brooklyn-based, Belgian-born artist Harold Ancart. Free and open for the public to enjoy, the work is inspired by New York City’s 2,000+ ubiquitous handball courts, which have fascinated Ancart for years because of their unexpected relationship to the history of abstraction. The four-part painting – two upright “walls” and two flat “floors” – references the traditional boundary lines of the court and the accidental abstract compositions created when city courts are repaired and repainted to mask graffiti and weathering over time. [ more › ]

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