New Yorker: Jorge Colombo’s “Astor Place”

In a city as densely constructed as New York, open plazas and courtyards create havens of space—places to gather, to people-watch. And some public art works, like Tony Rosenthal’s “Alamo,” anchor such spaces, providing landmarks that become synonymous with neighborhoods... I talked to Jorge Colombo, who drew the sculpture for the cover of the November 6, 2023, issue, about community, the city, and the joy of a strong sense of place.

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The New Yorker Cover Story Nov. 6 2023 Issue