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Buildings and Blocks at Top of the Rock

Jan 10Mar 13Top of the RockFree with Top of the Rock purchase

A brand-new interactive art experience, BUILDINGS AND BLOCKS will be on display at Top of the Rock January 10th through March 13th. The installation, inspired by the skyline and shapes of New York City as viewed from Top of the Rock observation deck, features three 23-foot towers, and 37 black and white-striped pieces resembling children’s building blocks. Visitors are welcome to play, sit and interact with the freestanding blocks while taking in the breathtaking skyline views of Manhattan. This exhibit is free to all Top of the Rock ticket holders.


Architecture and time. Planes and lines. Figure and
ground. Vibrant towers and scattered pieces. Energy
and flow. Playful and harmonious. Pattern. Rhythm.

Installation by Kris Moran + Martin Duffy

Kris Moran is an artist, designer of events, interiors and set decorator for film and television who has collaborated with acclaimed directors and international brands. As an artist, Kris's works are magical in their play with medium and sophisticated in their simplicity. She has been nominated for a Bafta and a Critics Choice Award for set decoration for her work on Joker and recently completed another collaboration with director Wes Anderson.

Martin Duffy is an artist and creative director who observes the detailed workings of the ordinary. His work derives from understanding perceptions and celebrates truth through graphic simplicity. His work has been shown in New York, Philadelphia, Florence, Tokyo and Berlin. Martin works with international fashion and retail brands and has taught design at Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

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