July 2016 – Focus on Special Application Lifts
THE NEW WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART CONSIDERS ELEVATORS PART OF ITS PERMANENT COLLECTION.
When the City of New York and The Whitney Museum of American Art came together in May 2011 to break ground for the preeminent museum’s new building, relocating it from its longtime uptown Madison Avenue home to downtown Manhattan’s Meatpacking District along the city’s popular High Line park and overlooking the Hudson River, it was considered a revelation, a bold and surprising move. When the museum then commissioned renowned contemporary artist and longtime Whitney-favorite Richard Artschwager to design art for its four main elevator cabs, it was considered a fitting testament to the museum’s history, as well as its hopes for the future.
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In addition to selected U.S. patents, this month includes:
Elevator World India
Elevator World Turkey