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Back in 2000 Roberta Smith wrote in The New York Times: "Everyone knows that installation art, or something close to it, is not confined to museums and galleries. Since the 1970's artists have regularly taken over public parks, billboards and even street corners to present works of longer or shorter duration. At the moment the venerable Conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner has peppered Lower Manhattan with 19 functioning yet message-bearing manhole covers, courtesy of the Public Art Fund..." (DESIGN REVIEW; Spellbound on the Sidewalk: Is It Art? )
Here is the current installation of "Art Under Glass" up at Macy's through October 8, including work by eleven multi-media artists, including John F. Simon Jr. Curated by Gabrielle Bryers.