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Tuesday 10.30.12

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Sandy's aftermath, art & design

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Hurricane Sandy on October 28th

Gallerist NY has pictures of Chelsea the day after Sandy in case you are curious... (not by any means that these are the people hardest hit by the storm). What I'm hearing is that Danziger was flooded and it was knee deep on 23rd. East Village looked even worse with at least waist deep water in places.

For the LES here is a report from Rivington street on the aftermath.

Here are some of the preparations for the storm made by various institutions in NYC.

Tyler Green is compiling a Museum damage report list.

In DC the Hirschhorn is giving free admission to anyone named Sandy tomorrow....????

Arch Daily asks if Sandy's deluge will get New York to redesign its waterfront?

The Times covers the Chelsea damage.

Jerry Saltz surveys the devastation. ...then follows up with a more optimistic report.

I'll update this as I find more Sandy info related to art and design. Hopefully everyone stays safe.

Posted by Jeff Jahn on October 30, 2012 at 10:32 | Comments (2)


Comments

We got from Portland to our appt in East Village on the Friday before Sandy... just in time to stock up and hunker down. On Sunday, the storm surge got up to about a block and a half away (half way up between Avenue B and C on 6th street. Friday night we finally got power. On Friday 23rd street to 39th was still dark, as well as Houston. By Saturday AM (Nov 4th) most was on.

Best blackout photo I've seen...
http://nymag.com/nymag/letters/hurricane-sandy-editors-letter-2012-11/?mid=twitter_nymag

Some galleries in Chelsea took it hard:
http://artforum.com/diary/#entry36544
http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/us/sandy-art-damage/index.html

Some photos from around the East Village at http://www.bradcarlile.com/blog

We had it very easy, just no electricity for 5 days. Many are in real need.

Posted by: bradc [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 4, 2012 08:20 AM

(now with link)
http://www.bradcarlile.com/blog/art-galleries/tears-for-art-in-chelsea/

Posted by: bradc [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 12, 2012 08:35 AM

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