Ryan McGinley2013-07-01/2013-07-31

Times Square Arts

Times Square Arts
Times Square, New York City, United States

Ryan McGinley's ethereal video "Varúð" documents the artist's friend Jessica Tang as she traverses the streets of Manhattan in slow motion, leaving a trail of stardust in her wake. McGinley captures a free-spirited and barefoot Tang, impervious to her surroundings as she passes the hectic world around her.

"I wanted to bring a childhood innocence to the streets, through a character whose own light and wonder affect the world around her," McGinley explains. "I'm always interested in an atmosphere where dreams and reality mingle on equal terms."

Presented by Times Square Advertising Coalition
Curated by Times Square Arts
Supported by Art Production Fund


  • Title: Varúð
  • Creator: Ryan McGinley
  • Creator Lifespan: Unknown - n/a
  • Creator Nationality: U.S.A.
  • Date: 2013-07-01/2013-07-31
  • Provenance: Ryan McGinley, 2013
  • Type: Video
  • External Link: Times Square Arts
  • Medium: Video

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