Part of Art Assets’ mission is to bring art into our everyday lives. To that end, we regularly commission artists to create site-specific installations on the balcony at our office. The balcony faces the Queensboro Bridge and the Roosevelt Island aerial tramway, providing artwork not only for ourselves, but also for the thousands of people crossing the bridge and tram every day.
November 2013: Julien Gardair
A versatile French artist, Julien Gardair was born in Versailles in 1976. He moved to Brooklyn in 2007, where he currently lives and works. He’s known for his site-specific installations that consist of dynamic, intricate, and colorful “cut-out” pieces created by peeling off layers, delving deeper, leading to various conclusions.