New Yorkled features "Times Square Moment: A Digital Gallery"
TIMES SQUARE ADVERTISING COALITION AND TIMES SQUARE ALLIANCE
BRING NEW DIGITAL ART PROGRAM TO TIMES SQUARE SIGNS THIS MAY
“Times Square Moment: A Digital Gallery” with work by Robert Wilson
Digital signs inTimes Square; Best Viewing fromDuffy Square and/or Military Plaza
Join them to see the newest art gallery in the sky. Approximately a dozen digital signs in Times Squarewill come together to exhibit dynamic, high-quality art at a regularly scheduled time each day. The official launch of “Times Square Moment: A Digital Gallery” will feature the work of renowned artist Robert Wilson starting Tuesday, May 1 to Thursday, May 31 at 11:57 p.m. on multiple screens in Times Square. This first of its kind program is presented by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and curated by the Times Square Arts, the public art program of the Times Square Alliance.
Robert Wilson is among the world’s foremost theater and visual artists. The video work that will appear on the Times Square digital signs — Robert Wilson Video Portraits — has toured the globe in some of the most prestigious museums, galleries and public spaces. The exhibition’s stop at the Crossroads of the World will include video portraits of actors, artists, dancers, writers, athletes, people of all backgrounds, and animals that reflect the breadth of Wilson’s career. For more details on the artist, visit www.robertwilson.com.
At the first of each month, another artist is featured. For more information on “Times Square Moment: A Digital Gallery,” visit www.TimesSquareNYC.org/arts and to learn more about TSAC, please visit http://www.timessquareadcoalition.org/ and for info on the specific signs participating visit http://www.timessquarenyc.org/times-square-arts/moment/index.aspx.
May 1- 31, 2012
11:57 pmevery day (three-minute show)
The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) is a trade association comprised of major advertisers, retailers, real estate firms, media companies and other businesses involved in the outdoor sign industry in Times Square, along with organizations representing Broadway and the community. Members of TSAC include: ABC Regional Sports & Entertainment Sales, Clear Channel Spectacolor, Daktronics, D3 LED, Digital Domination, Hines Management, Jamestown One Times Square, Lamar Advertising Company, Landmark Sign & Electric, Metro Media Technologies, Monster Media, Newmark Knight Frank, North Shore Neon, P.R.omotion!, Sherwood Outdoor, SL Green, The Times Square Alliance, The WOW Factor, Thomson Reuters, YESCO Electronics and Walgreens. www.timessquareadcoalition.org
Times Square Arts, the public arts program of the Times Square Alliance, presents temporary cutting-edge art and performances in multiple forms and media to the 360,000 to 500,000 daily visitors to New York City’s Times Square, making it one of the highest profile public arts programs in the United States. Since its inception, Times Square Arts has featured works by a diverse group of more than four dozen prominent and emerging artists. It is funded by Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Rockefeller Foundation’s Cultural Innovation Fund, which works to spur and support cultural innovation in New York City’s creative sector. For past projects, visit www.TimesSquareNYC.org/arts