Artists design messages of hope displayed across 1,800 digital billboards in NYC

PSA by Maira Kalman. Courtesy Poster House and Times Square Arts

Starting today, nearly 1,800 digital billboards across New York City—starting with the massive screens in Times Square and emanating throughout all five boroughs—will display images from artists with COVID19-related messages of public safety, along with messages of hope for the city and gratitude for its essential workers. The campaign is a collaboration between the public art programme Times Square Arts and the NYC museum Poster House. More than 20 artists and designers are participating, including Milton Glaser, Maira Kalman, Debbie Millman, Paula Scher and others. Each of the efforts 1,774 digital kiosks and billboards was donated for use in the project.

“Along with the artists in this campaign, were hoping to send a resounding message throughout the city and across the globe––thanking our essential workers who risk their lives to keep New Yorkers safe, as well as signaling that we as a city, anRead More – Source