Isa Genzken

New Museum Unveils Chris Burden ‘Ghost Ship’ on Its Façade

Last modified September 20, 2013 at 9:17 am

Row, row, row your boat gently down the Bowery… Mere days after the New Museum pruned its flower, there’s new growth to report. So to speak. Two enormous thirty-six-foot towers were hoisted to the rooftop of 235 Bowery in the wee hours of Wednesday. The second piece of Chris Burden’s puzzle was placed just after […]

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Breaking: New Museum Rose Sculpture Removed Last Night

Last modified September 14, 2013 at 4:50 pm

During peak party hours last night (or Kol Nidre), the New Museum was finally deflowered. A month after we first announced its fate, the scaffolding and truck-bound crane arrived to conduct business. By 3am this morning, the enormous two-story sculpture was placed onto a flatbed and carted away. Three years just like that; Isa Genzken no longer has […]

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New Museum Deposing Facade Rose; Chris Burden Sculpture Coming Soon

Posted August 1, 2013 at 6:00 am

The New Museum is being deflowered, as it were. Nearly three years after Isa Genzken installed her stoic rose on the facade of 235 Bowery, the two-story sculpture is coming down on August 24. Its successor is slated to arrive in the fall with the advent of the new Chris Burden exhibit, entitled “Chris Burden: […]

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Isa Genzken’s Rose Sculpture at the New Museum

Posted November 15, 2010 at 6:27 am

Saturday, October 30 was the last day for “Hell, Yes” at the New Museum on the Bowery.  That morning, the rainbow-colored signage was deposed from the second floor ledge in anticipation of a new sculpture mount.  It had been in place since the arthouse opened almost three years ago to the day. But truth be told, we […]