The Broken Kilometer, 1979, by Walter De Maria is composed of 500 solid brass rods placed in five parallel rows of 100 rods each, and would measure 3,280 feet if all elements were laid end-to-end. Commissioned/maintained by Dia Art Foundation. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm (closed ...
You have to appreciate the careful spacing to create an illusion of regularity.
Open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6 pm (closed from 3-3:30 pm). Admission is free.
Serene beauty in the midst of soho. My new favorite place in NYC.
if you are ever wondering where I might be or you haven't heard from me, come here first. my favorite spot in all of nyc
Closed for the summer, until September 11, 2013
Set amidst the fancy designer shops of West Broadway sits another Dia Foundation supported site. On the ground floor of the building next to Eileen Fisher’s flagship fashions, visitors will find a
take your coffee breaks here. just sit on the chair and unfocus into the distance. note: it's closed monday and tuesday.
This work of art by Walter De Maria consists of 500 brass rods laid out in 5 parallel rows, creating a mesmerizing effect on its viewers. The Broken Kilometer has been here since 1979!
Go here! It's a definite 'Wow!'
Run by Dia Art Foundation, for which HUGO BOSS PRIZE juror Yasmil Raymond is curator, this installation by Walter De Maria features, yes, a full kilometer of metal, broken into pieces.
Visit De Maria's Lightening Field in NM. Life changing.