Monday, December 29, 2014
You can not spin the Keith Haring sculpture at 51 Astor Place
Workers have removed the barriers around the Keith Haring sculpture that sits in the public plaza at 51 Astor Place.
Several people have pointed out that it looks as the sculpture is on some type of turntable-swivel-something base…. meaning you could give it a spin. Maybe to make up for the temporarily displaced cube at Astor Place.
Anyway, after doing some field testing, the sculpture does not rotate.
So people will have to come up with different ways to interact with it.
The circa-1989 sculpture, titled "Self Portrait," arrived here on Dec. 2