Category Archives: Street art

An apartment for Christopher Columbus

At the center of Columbus Circle in NYC is a statue of Christopher Columbus on a column.  Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi has built an apartment that encircles the statue…on its column!

Find out more about this work here, and enjoy the video.

More images are here.

“Obviously, until now, he was up there by himself, alone,” said Tatzu Nishi, the conceptual artist who designed the structure. “So we want to change it into something really homey, warm, [and] domestic feeling.”  You’ve got to see these images!

Much has changed at the Circle over the years…..