Jacob Slevin: William Pedersen, KPF Helps Celebrate Art & Design at New Museum, NYC
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Hudson Yards. Image courtesy of Kohn Pedersen Fox.
The Huffington Post Arts page recently celebrated Design Thursdays with a special presentation from William Pedersen, Senior Design Partner at Kohn Pedersen Fox architects. Pedersen spoke about the Hudson Yards redevelopment project, which will transform Manhattan's western skyline.
It was a three prong evening. Kimberly Brooks, Kathleen Massara, Chris Vroom, and myself, along with artists Sanford Biggers, Todd Eberle, Mickalene Thomas, and Dustin Yellin hosted 60-80 special guests in the Sky Room of the New Museum, which overlooked downtown New York City. A series of photos were on view, courtesy of Artspace, whose mission is "to help collectors and aspiring collectors discover, learn about and collect fine art." All of the artists included in the evening have prints available through the site.
Later on in the evening, Pedersen discussed his design for the Master Plan and first two towers for Hudson Yards in front o
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