Hiro Kurata

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What Art Does in a Hotel Room   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Mikael Kennedy, Hiro Kurata, Youngna Park, Jing Wei at Wythe Hotel May 29th, 2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 6/9/14
Art in hotels falls into two major categories: black-and-white photographs of the city you are in, and bright reproduction watercolors of flowers, boats, or beaches. It is a tricky space: we know how austere a room of empty walls feels. At the same time, no one who stays in a hotel wants that space to be strange, challenging, surreal, or otherwise upsetting; so many of the things art often offers are antithetical to the hotel experience. So with its visual arts program, the Wythe Hotel is... [more]
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