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February 2016 Midnight Moment: “Busi (Kitty)” by Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Video Times Square NYC

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Times Square Electronic Billboards. February 1, 2016 – February 29, 2016


As part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, Peter Fischli and David Weiss will rescreen their famous video, Büsi (Kitty) (2001), in which a cat languidly laps milk, coolly observing us from above on Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight from February 1-29. This month’s project is in conjunction with the retrospective Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better, on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from February 5-April 27.

Büsi is a brief video by Peter Fischli and David Weiss, originally commissioned in 2001 by Creative Time as part of The 59th Minute project on the NBC Astrovision screen in Times Square. Fifteen years later, this cat again observes the bustle of all that surrounds it with cool detachment, lounging in the heart of our metropolis. The film is a short excerpt from Fischli and Weiss’ 96-hour video installation Untitled (Venice Work) (1995)….


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State of the City Address, Regulations for Crane Operators, Buildings Switching to Cleaner Fuels

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• Equity and innovation take the spotlight at the Mayor’s 2016 State of the City address
• City Buildings teams roll out tougher safety regulations for large crane operators
• 5,300 buildings in the City previously registered as using No. 6 heating oil have made the switch to cleaner fuels this year

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Kanye West Calls Out Taylor Swift in Lyrics on ‘The Life of Pablo’

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During Kanye West’s debut at Madison Square Garden of his fashion line and latest album “The Life of Pablo” Thursday, he shocked listeners by calling out what sounded like a reference to his infamous interruption of Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs after she beat Beyonce for Best Female Video. …

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