The Last Artist
in New York
Humorby Polly Frost
WED., MARCH 22, 2017
Living in Manhattan as the last artist in New York City: it’s the ultimate test of commitment.
Ellen rushes out to show Dubai clients condo in a just-completed building designed by protégée of Zaha Hadid. Rest of country may be endless series of popping real-estate bubbles, but after minor bump, prices in NYC are soaring again.
Not a fan of the zigzaggy neo-Hadid tower myself, which was built on the site of the Chelsea Hotel. In fact, I picketed the site for two days with a sign that read What About Our Cultural Heritage?
“Who cares?” muttered families as they shoved me to the side.