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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Waves Off Roosevelt Island Painting Cover Colorful Manhattan Park Pool This Summer - Inspired By Goldfinger Pool Scene

The colorful Roosevelt Island Manhattan Park pool is back again this summer.

Here's how it's done.

Vimeo adds:
Documenting the 2nd year of Manhattan Park's pop-up pool installation, with art by Gregg V. Emery, and design by K&Co and Pliskin Architecture.
According to Time Out NY:
One of the most visually striking publicly-accessible pools in New York is back this summer with a brand-new design.

Following up on last year’s rainbow-themed iteration, the "pop-up pool club" at Manhattan Park has gone in a more celestial direction this year, invoking the ocean more than the sky. The pool has been covered with an 8,000-square-foot painting by Manhattan-based artist Gregg Emery entitled, "Waves off Roosevelt Island."

The artist cites many sources of inspiration for the design including the opening pool scene in Goldfinger, the famous Japanese print, “Great Wave off Kanagawa and the natural geography of Roosevelt Island itself....
Curbed reports:
... Roosevelt Island’s pool is already open for the season with weekday costs set at $35 and $50 on weekends for non-Roosevelt Island residents (residents pay $25 and $35 respectively)....
Below are the monthly and seasonal Manhattan Park Pool fees for Roosevelt Island residents and others.