The Met Struggles While MoMA Gets $100M; Illustrated Bodega Cats

Posted On Fri, April 22, 2016 By

Posted On Fri, April 22, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • This week, MoMA received a $100 million gift for an expansion and renovation, while the Met owned up to serious financial issues and possible staff cuts, a sign of today’s preference for contemporary art. [NYT]
  • A Bed-Stuy artist created an illustrated series of bodega cats around Brooklyn. [DNAinfo]
  • Germany installed traffic lights on the ground to prevent text walkers from stepping in front of upcoming trains. [CityLab]
  • A study released today in honor of Earth Day shows that commercial recycling rates in NYC plummeted as low as 19 percent. [NYDN]

Images: The Met (L); Bodega cat illustration by Sunny Eckerle (R)