Latest Articles Tagged "vessel"

The tragedy marks the fourth time that a person has taken their life at the troubled monument since it opened in 2019.

Visitors will no longer be able to visit Vessel alone—they have to come in groups of two or more—and they are now charging people $10 to enter at most times.

The developer says that they are considering what measures might be taken to prevent future deaths.

It's unclear what part of the installation he jumped from.

Vessel is currently inaccessible to individuals with disabilities in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The Union Square public art piece has never worked as it should and is in neglect, one of its creators says.

'Real question: what is this supposed to be? Modern art? I was really trying to figure it out, because it really looks like a rib cage.'

'It would have been so much simpler and avoided all the negative publicity had someone thought about the original overreaching and unnecessary rights-grab in the earlier Terms & Conditions.'

'It's troubling because this [is] part of the dynamic of private companies using public property, or getting huge tax benefits, and coming up with terms & conditions that...restrict the legal rights of New Yorkers.'

'You're pretty much granting them an extremely broad license, and it's unfortunate but we're seeing these kinds of overreaching rights grabs come up all the time.'