Some of the world’s most innovative pieces of public art reside in the midst of the bustling cityscape of New York City. These works alter the urban environment and with it viewer perceptions, creating moments of stillness or reflection in the chaos of the metropolis. WNET provides rich arts coverage around New York. This unique compilation of public art videos includes artist interviews and explorations of works on-site - from the rooftops of Manhattan to Mountainville, NY. WNET New York has enjoyed a long history of partnering with the city’s most celebrated cultural institutions and capturing their work for public television audiences. WNET's SundayArts is the portal through which local, as well as non-local arts enthusiasts, can access the city’s cultural best.
Like many artists, Andrew Rogers spends hours alone in his studio producing large works. However, “large” is a relative term, considering Rogers’ 32 “land-art” works are often measured in miles. Many of the sculptures are placed in some of the most inhospitable locations on earth.
Learn about this artist’s process and how he views the scope of his mammoth-sized works as simple moments in time.