New Museum Wants to Hear About Your First Love


As part of A Day Like Any Other, a mid-career survey of Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander that opens today at the New Museum, she has installed a police sketch artist on the third floor to sit with visitors, listen to a description of their “first love,” and draw portraits that will hang on the walls of the gallery. Cute, huh? (You can sign up with the sketch artist by sending an e-mail to And the interactive installation fun doesn’t end there: Neuenschwander will also be collecting visitors’ wishes and the dirt off of their shoes. Intrigued? New Yorkers can catch her discussing her work with Richard Flood in the theater at the New Museum tomorrow night at 7pm.

[Image via NYDN]