Top of The Charts: Gensler's Alexander Hotel

In contrast with typical “art hotels,” where exhibitions are transient, Freiman pushed to commission more than a dozen permanent installations. “to set ourselves apart,” she states. Accompanying wall text incorporates a statement from each artist. Thus we learn, for example, that Paul Villinski transformed his favorite vintage records into a flock of vinyl birds taking flight from an old turntable sitting on a stack of other lps.

 

Written by Craig Kellogg