Santangelo found a large sculpture by John Clement for above the skylight of Equity Residential’s luxury rental building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue, where she said she’s placed art totaling upwards of 0,000.
She said that Clement, who is based in Long Island City, typically gets ,000 to 0,000 for large pieces.
“Now every team is undefeated in the district play,” BHS coach Brad Lutz said, “and that’s how we’re treating this, that everyone’s undefeated and we’re going into the second phase of our season and our kids are excited about playing Harrisonburg and ready to go.”“I think the competition we played was really good and the teams we played had people that could make plays,” Thurman said.
“Hopefully, playing back around here after playing outside of our area and playing better people, hopefully that’s gotten us ready for our district play. White and their running back are two of the most talented players in our district and you’ve got to put a lot of emphasis on those guys when game-planning.
Brokers have long used loaned art to stage new development apartments, but these days developers are increasingly incorporating art into the public spaces of residential projects, much like commercial developers have done for decades.
The move to “art-up” is being driven by several factors, from upping a building’s cultural cache to helping push up prices.“A fabulously designed lobby by some well-known interior designer or artist is going to demand a higher rent,” said Adam Courtney, an associate director at commercial brokerage Lee & Associates, who holds a master’s degree in public art from the University of Southern California.
At the William Kaufman Organization, which has a permanent collection, there are also currently at least six pieces on display lent by galleries, including a Sterling Ruby painting at the firm’s 767 Third Avenue office building.
Minskoff said that while he sees great architecture as an important factor in commanding higher rents, artwork in a building is more like “a little cherry on top o The Koons rabbit was not part of his business plan: He originally planned to display the 14-foot-tall, 6,600–pound sculpture in the yard of his Southampton home, but decided that exposing it to the elements was too risky.
Developers without extensive private collections of their own can obtain top-shelf art through leasing.
“People who put incredibly expensive paintings in their lobbies — hopefully they are demonstrating a love for art, but they are also demonstrating the wealth and power that that art stands for,” said Courtney.
Art doesn’t need to be outrageously expensive to make a statement, according to Emily Santangelo, an art consultant who has curated works at developments like the Christian de Portzamparc-designed 400 Park Avenue South, a hybrid condo-rental by Toll Brothers City Living and Equity Residential.