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New York Art Installation Turns Into Adorable Marriage Proposal

Art geeks, get ready to step your romance game up! This proposal is totally epic, thanks to the help of acclaimed photographer, Jordan Matter.

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They're also huge fans of photographer Jordan Matter, whose New York Times bestseller, Dancers Among Us, features photos of dancers leaping in the midst of daily life.

Which would project images of Jordan's stunning photography onto the outside of the building.

Jordan Matter

The installation was commissioned by Arts Brookfield, which oversees free arts and culture programming throughout North America.

On May 7, the first day of the installation, Jordan agreed to meet Peter and take a Dancers Among Us photo in Times Square.

Jordan Matter

The photography session lasted more than an hour, and Peter had to jump well over a hundred times. Nothing like a little sweat to get the heart pumping, right?

The Grace Building happens to be one of Betsy's favorites in New York, but she almost didn't make it to the show after a work meeting ran late.

Jordan Matter

"I was nervous during the day Wednesday," Peter told me. "It was raining. Her flight was delayed, and she had a work event ending at 8 p.m...Will the skies be clear? Will she miss it?" he wondered.

It took Betsy a bit to process what was happening, "It looked like Peter," she said, "and then it was Peter."

Jordan Matter

Jordan told me that this was the first time he'd ever helped a couple with a marriage proposal, and he really enjoyed the experience. (Hey, maybe this could be the subject of his next bestseller?)

Betsy said "Yes," and I have a feeling they'll be hanging another Jordan Matter print in their living room pretty soon!

Jordan Matter

Congrats Betsy and Peter!

To see more of Jordan's fantastic work, make sure to check out his website, or own his bestselling book, Dancers Among Us. (It might give you creative proposal ideas, at the very least!)

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