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The Ashland

The Ashland is a new 53-story residential building situated in the Brooklyn Cultural District, steps from Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). We were brought on by Gotham Organization and Jean-Gabriel Neukomm, Partner-In-Charge, SPAN Architecture, to curate artwork for the property’s lobby, amenities spaces, and outdoor terrace. In the lobby, a sweeping rope installation by Rachel Mica Weiss greets residents, while a “Murmuration” installation by Christina Watka whisks them inside, creating a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors and residents. A gold-leafed special commission by Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao sits at a dramatic focal point on the terrace.

Photos by Genevieve Garruppo

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Installation by Rachel Mica Weiss
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“Christina Watka's hand-sculpted porcelain installation in the lobby creates a compelling visual narrative through spatial relationships, organic patterns, repetition, and reflected light.”

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Installation by Christina Watka
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Paintings by Ky Anderson
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“Ky Anderson is a Brooklyn-based painter whose works consist of layered forms, colored washes, and line work, illustrating the visible and invisible connections between the weights, pulls, and supports of the landscapes we inhabit.”

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Sculpture by Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao
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“Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao's outdoor sculpture 'Puddle Lumps' consists of three colorful, lumpy plant forms that sit amidst a painted wooden puddle-shaped platform. Genuine gold-leafed fronds poke out from the sculptures, suggesting floral growth and catching the sunlight when viewed from different angles.”

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Painting by Dana Bell
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Painting by Adrian Kay Wong
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Painting by Evan Venegas
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“Amelia Midori Miller's abstract paintings are inspired by her upbringing in a densely populated urban setting, reflecting the bustling nature of The Ashland's neighborhood.”

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Painting by Amelia Midori Miller
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Photographs by Franck Bohbot

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