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Public Art in Dumbo; Socrates Sculpture Park Contest Winner

DUMBO—Brooklyn-based design studio Stereotank, with help from the DUMBO Improvement District and the Department of Transportation (DOT) Art Program, have unveiled a new public art piece in the Pearl Street Triangle. Titled HeartSeat, it is described as "a bold sculptural seating element made from a re-purposed water tank." It will stick around through May 1. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]

LONG ISLAND CITY—And in other public art news, Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League of New York have announced that Cambridge and Philadelphia-based firm IK Studio is the winner of the 2015 Folly Program. The firm's sculpture, Torqueing Spheres, "which transforms a series of intertwining, sculpted forms into a meandering curved folly that encourages social interaction" will be unveiled at the park on Sunday. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]