Art plays a leading role in the hotel, beginning with the building’s exterior. A
million dollar artwork, created by UK artist Liam Gillick, wraps around the
corner and up floors five through 22, providing a demarcation of the hotel and
luxury residences above. The artwork consists of 2’ high stainless steel letters
in Helvetica bold font and is a running line of repeated
text:lyingontopofabuildingthecloudslookednonearerthanwhenIwaslyingonthestreet(Lying on top of a building the clouds looked no nearer than when I was lying on the
Now, back on my island far from the city, I'll be enjoying all the spring colours bursting onto the scene, and collecting a new set of photos for you.