Photo submitted by Cecilia C using the #queensbeat hashtag on Instagram.
Wondering about the story behind the clear figure floating off Socrates Sculpture Park? So were we. Turns out it’s the handiwork of Korean-born artist Chang-Jin Lee, who designed the installation to be both “present and absent at the same time.” From the artist’s website: “Floating Echo” is a transparent inflatable statue of Buddha sitting on [...]
A view of the twin towers from a Long Island City loft, circa 1978. This stunning photo is courtesy of artist Denis Ponsot, who now lives in Queens Village. Do you have photos of the World Trade Center from Queens? Use the hashtag #queensbeat on Twitter or Instagram, or send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org and [...]