Giant Hello Kitty invades Park Avenue
Photo by Liza Johnston
More than one giant Hello Kitty figure, actually. They are the work of artist Tom Sachs, known for his eccentric artistic explorations of consumerism, and also a strange fascination with the saucer-eyed cartoon Hello Kitty cats.
He even created a Hello Kitty nativity for the Barney's holiday window in 1994.
These cats are part of a show at the Lever House on Park Avenue at 53rd Street, and are displayed in the open-air street-level space. There are two 10-foot fountains that appear to be crying visible to passersby in vehicles or on foot. And without further ado, a look at the Park Ave. cats:
Photos by Liza Johnston
-- Lauren Johnston