Adam Friedberg: Single-Story Project on view at Center for Architecture, NYC

      With New York City real estate at such a premium, it is hard to image how short a life the single-story structure has these days. And even harder to imagine how many still exist throughout our five boroughs. In 2015, photographer and long-time East Village resident Adam Friedberg  decided to explore all […]

Mapping Community: Public Investment in NYC on view at Center for Architecture

      How do public buildings like schools, firehouses, and libraries end up in your community, and who had a say in how they got there? Mapping Community demystifies the complex process of capital planning in New York City by explaining the rules that govern the capital process for our city, the various city agencies […]

New Exhibit ‘Social Housing’ at Center for Architecture Displays the Best of European Affordable Housing

    Affordable housing in New York City is a daily headline, with a growing homeless population and aging housing. How do other countries address this issue? The current exhibit, Social Housing ~ New European Projects, at the Center for Architecture displays their best efforts.

Storefront for Art + Architecture announces ~ Arabesque

      Storefront for Art + Architecture will open its doors to Arabesque, an exhibition of new works by Rayyane Tablet that explores notions of context and appropriation in our built environment through the road of ornamentation. Arabesque is the third exhibition in Building Cycles, Storefront’s year-long curatorial program that examines building as both […]

Storefront for Art and Architecture ~ Spring Benefit at La Marqueta

      Storefront for Art and Architecture’s 2019 Spring Benefit will take place on Wednesday, May 29th at La Marqueta in East Harlem.

Subculture: Microbial Metrics and the Multi-Species City at Storefront for Art & Architecture

    On Tuesday, September 18th at 7 pm, Storefront for Art and Architecture opens its doors to the exhibition, Subculture: Microbial Metrics and the Multi-Species City by Kevin Slavin, Elizabeth Hénaff, and The Living / David Benjamin in collaboration with Evan Eisman Company.

Architecture Books ~ Yet to be Written Presented by Storefront for Art & Architecture

    Best said by Storefront for Art and Architecture in a recent press release, the first edition of the New York Architecture Book Fair, Storefront for Art and Architecture presents Architecture Books – Yet to be Written, an installation that invites us to reflect upon the cultural contribution of architecture through the medium of […]

Marching On: The Politics of Performance at Storefront for Art and Architecture

        The exhibition, Marching On: The Politics of Performance at Storefront for Art and Architecture explores the legacy of marching and organized forms of performance within the African-American community, as “agents of cultural and political expression, celebrating collective identities and asserting rights to public space and visibility.” Marching On: The Politics of […]

Beyond the Centerline ~ Vote’s Are In! And The Winners Are…..

    The 17 finalists for Beyond the Centerline have been on view in the lobby of 55 West 52nd Street and online for the public to review and vote for a new and exciting Park Avenue design.  Here are the winners from the jury, and the popular vote in the Fisher Brothers competition.

Met Museum Symposium ‘In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day” ~ December 9th

    Image: Jade Eco Park, Philippe Rahm-Philippe Rahm Architect  This Saturday, December 9th, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day.

Keith de Lellis Gallery Opens Its Doors in New Location with the Exhibit ~ Vintage Photographs of New York City Architecture by Paul J. Woolf

    Paul J. Woolf: Vintage Photographs of New York City Architecture, will be the first exhibit in a new location for the Keith de Lellis Gallery ~  41 East 57th Street, Suite 703.  The exhibit will open on October 26 and be on view to November 25, 2017.

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in February 2020

    February is a big month for big shows like the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), The Winter Show at Park Avenue Armory, the Orchid Show at New York Botanical Garden, along with annual celebrations paying tribute to Black History Month, the Lunar New Year, and Valentine’s Day ~ in addition to museum […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in January 2020

    2019 was filled with major art installations, many of them still on view, and a feast for our eyes, like Brick House on The High Line; The Horses on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza; T. rex: The Ultimate Predator; Wangechi Mutu and Kent Monkman at The MET; JR: Chronicles at The Brooklyn Museum, along […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in December 2019

      Tis the season for indoor artistic treks, from galleries to museum, and gorgeous holiday displays in a variety of public spaces throughout our five boroughs. Here are Art Installations, Events & Exhibits to add to your list in December, with more than 50 still on view!

60 + Art Installations, Exhibits and Events Not to Miss in NYC ~ October 2018

    Fall is a beautiful time of year ~ a time for annual events like Open House New York and Archtober, finding Art in Odd Places, and outdoor art installations from the Garment District, the Upper East Side to Birds on Broadway. We will celebrate the magic of Harry Potter visit the home/studio of Basquiat, […]

GothamToGo ~ Things to Do….Places to See from March 15 – 31

    The Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, Greenwich Village ~ Celebrating 100 Years Leaving Women’s History Month, Here are a few suggestions from GothemToGo for arts and entertainment from March 15 to 31st.

Socrates Sculpture Garden presents Monuments Now for Summer 2020

      Socrates Sculpture Garden opens its gates to the very controversial topic surrounding monuments. The new installation, Monuments Now, addresses the role of monuments in society and commemorates underrepresented narratives with a focus on diasporas, indigenous, and queer histories. The Garden and its new installations offer New Yorkers a very welcomed safe way […]

Hauser & Wirth Opened its New Selldorf Architects Designed Building in Chelsea

      Now, with New York City in Phase 3, Hauser & Wirth has opened the doors to its new building located at 542 West 22nd Street in Chelsea. The 36,000 square-foot, Selldorf Architects designed building includes a bookshop, crafted cafe and bar, and large flexible-configuration gallery spaces with site-specific artist interventions in such […]

Simone Leigh Debuts ‘Sentinel IV’ to Benefit ‘Color of Change’

      On June 30, 2020, artist Simone Leigh will debut a new bronze sculpture, Sentinel IV (2020), created to benefit the non-profit organization Color of Change in its efforts to combat racial injustice in the United States. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of the work, which has been produced […]

Hyundai Motor Group + RISD Collaborate on Mobility Inspired by Nature

      Hyundai Motor Group and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) announced a research collaboration to examine relationships among natural and built environments in order to propose new directions for the future of mobility.

LaGuardia Airport & Public Art Fund install Major Art Works in Terminal B

      As part of New York’s vision for a world-class airport at LaGuardia, Terminal B unveiled spectacular new permanent artworks by world-renowned artists, Jeppe Hein, Sabine Hornig, Laura Owens and Sarah Sze. The project is a partnership with the leading New York-based nonprofit Public Art Fund to bring inspirational, large-scale art installations to […]

Art Installations, Performances & Exhibits in our Parks + Online ~ June, 2020

    Online Viewing Rooms and our local Parks, large and small, have supported our efforts to stay healthy and positive during this difficult time. As we prepare for reopening June 8th, we continue with these creative ways to connect. June brings with it more than 40 art installations, performances and online exhibits to add […]

Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the First ‘Percent for Art’ Installation, ‘Growth’ and artist Jorge Luis Rodriguez in Harlem Art Park ~ July 5, 2020

      On June 26th, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Percent for Art Program, and its first art installation, Growth, by sculpture artist, Jorge Luis Rodriguez. Here are some wonderful images of the artist and Growth as it was being created, and a few thoughts on this historic occasion […]

Art Installations, Performances & Exhibits in our Parks + Online ~ May, 2020

    Museums and galleries have shut their doors, but not their commitment to art and the artists they represent.  Online Viewing Rooms have been popping up due to the ban on public gatherings, and parks and public spaces have become a respite for New Yorkers getting a breath of fresh air and enjoying a […]

Looking Back at Editta Sherman ~ The Duchess of Carnegie Hall Exhibited by New York Historical Society

      A new documentary on Bill Cunningham aired on Amazon Prime this year, shadowing the famed photographer on the streets of the city he loved, and in the iconic building where he lived much of his professional life ~ Carnegie Hall Studios ~ next door to another famed photographer, Editta Sherman. Here, we […]

Art Installations, Performances & Exhibits in our Parks + Online to Add to Your List in April, 2020

    Museums and galleries have shut their doors, but not their commitment to art and the artists they represent.  Online Viewing Rooms have been popping up due to the ban on public gatherings, and parks and public spaces have become a respite for New Yorkers getting a breath of fresh air and enjoying a […]

Visit the New Exhibition, ‘Louis Bourgeois. Drawings 1947-2007’ in the Online Viewing Room at Hauser & Wirth NYC

    We appreciate museums and galleries offering free content online, along with new virtual gallery exhibitions. Hauser & Wirth New York will launch the online exhibition, Louise Bourgeois. Drawings 1947-2007, on March 25, 2020.

Brian Clarke: The Art of Light at MAD

      The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will present a major exhibition of works by celebrated architectural artist and painter Brian Clarke (b. 1953, United Kingdom). The first museum exhibition in the U.S. of Clarke’s stained-glass screens, compositions in lead, and related drawings on paper, Brian Clarke: The Art of Light showcases the most […]

Hurricane Maria Memorial to be Completed in Battery Park City in 2021

      This week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled the design for New York’s Hurricane Maria Memorial, honoring the victims of Hurricane Maria and standing as an international symbol of the resilience of the Puerto Rican community. The commissioned design is by Puerto Rico-based architect Segundo Cardona and artist Antonio Martorell, and is expected to be completed and on view in Battery […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in March 2020

      Kick-off the month of March with Women’s History Month and a host of related events. March is also the month for some of our favorite indoor exhibitions like The Armory Show and Armory Art Week, Asia Week NYC, Architectural Digest Design Show, and The Affordable Art Fair; Museums and galleries open their doors […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2020 in NYC & the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

      This year during Women’s History Month we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment ~ Giving women the right to vote. ‘Valiant Women of the Vote,’ this year’s theme, “honors the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and for the women who continue to fight for the […]

Why do We Love our Independent Bookshops in NYC? Let us Count the Ways.

      Did you know that for every $100 you spend at an independently owned business, $68 will stay in the community? And when you spend the same amount at a national chain, only $43 stays in the community. We learned this from Greenlight Bookstore, and have to agree ~ independent bookshops have roots […]

Fotografiska New York Announces Spring 2020 Exhibitions

      This Spring, 2020, Fotografiska New York will open its doors to acclaimed photographers Julie Blackmon, Cooper & Gorfer, Nick Brandt, Naima Green and a group show of emerging talent, co-curated with VICE Media Group. Here is a sneak-peek. Fotografiska New York also announces ‘Tack Tuesdays,’ ~ Free to the public from 6-11pm […]

New York Stories: Vintage Postwar Photographs at Keith de Lellis Gallery

      Update ~ The gallery is closed. However this exhibition is available for sale Online. In New York Stories, Keith de Lellis Gallery examines a familiar subject, New York City, through the lenses of fourteen accomplished photographers. These local artists discovered captivating scenes through their varied approaches to street photography.

Restoration of Historic Concert Grove Pavilion in Prospect Park Begins

      Through $2 million in funding by former Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council, the Prospect Park Alliance will restore the historic Concert Grove Pavilion, closed to the public in 2014 due to structural damage.

Nivola in New York I Figure in Field to Open at The Cooper Union

      New York is home to the largest gathering of Nivola’s public artworks — 21 pieces across all five boroughs, at least 17 of which still exist. So it is with great excitement and anticipation that we look forward to the opening of The Cooper Union’s next exhibition, Nivola in New York I […]

Kent Monkman: mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People) in The Great Hall at The MET

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art unveiled two monumental new paintings by Cree artist Kent Monkman in the Museum’s main entrance hall. The Great Hall Commission: Kent Monkman, mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People) inaugurated a new series of contemporary commissions in the Museum’s Great Hall. In his work, Monkman reappropriates images, motifs, and techniques from […]

Studio Zewde joins The Harlem Properties Team at Compass with Opening Exhibition ~ December 13

Studio Zewde is a landscape architecture, urban design and public art practice based in Harlem. They will be joining The Harlem Properties Team at Compass in their space along Lenox Avenue. Studio Zewde Harlem Opening Party will take place on Friday, December 13th from 6-9pm at Harlem Properties, 163 Lenox Avenue, between 118th/119th Streets in […]

Legendary Tuskeegee Airmen & Captain Roscoe Brown Plaza Unveiled in the Bronx

      A renovated plaza in the Bronx has been named for Tuskeegee Airman and former Bronx Community College President Captain, Roscoe Brown, Ph.D. NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP joined Former New York City Mayor David Norman Dinkins; Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr.; City Council Member Fernando Cabrera; Community Board 5 […]

‘Heart Squared’ by MODU + Eric Forman Studio ~ Winner of 2020 Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition

      Times Square Arts has announced that MODU and Eric Forman Studio’s Heart Squared is the winner of this year’s annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition curated by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. As this year’s winning design, Heart Squared will be unveiled on January 30 at 11am at Father Duffy Square, […]

Long Awaited Ground-Breaking for the Reconstruction of the New York State Pavilion Observation Towers at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

      NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Queens Community Board 7 Parks Chair Kim Ohanian, and members of People for the Pavilion, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Conservancy and Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park, to break ground on the reconstruction of the New York State […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in November, 2019

    The changing of the season brings our roundup of exhibitions and installation indoors, with a nod to the approaching holiday season. You know we’re near Thanksgiving when the installation, Canstruction, arrives at Brookfield Place; The New York Botanical Garden sets up its annual Holiday Train Show; The Flatiron Public Plaza announced its design […]

Vito Schnabel Presents ‘Francesco Clemente: India’ in NYC + ‘Francesco Clemente: Clouds’ in St. Moritz

      Vito Schnabel Gallery announced a unique collaboration with New York-based Italian and American artist, Francesco Clemente, presenting a pair of parallel solo exhibition in the United States and Switzerland. Debuting new paintings and frescoes, both shows will present boldly expressive, large-scale works that comprise a meditation upon the restless physical and spiritual […]

Three NYC Colleges Celebrate The 500th Anniversary of Havana with La Habana!

      Three colleges from The City University of New York — Hostos Community College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The City College of New York — in collaboration with the School of Visual Arts (SVA) will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the founding of the city of Havana. Scheduled for Nov. […]

Ziggy by Hou de Sousa Winner of Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition

      The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute today announced the winner of the sixth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition: Ziggy by New York-based team Hou de Sousa. On view November 18, 2019–January 1, 2020, Ziggy will celebrate the holiday season with vibrant hues and playful gestures, creating a highly visible landmark at the heart of the Flatiron District and the centerpiece of […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in October, 2019

    October is a month filled with celebrations. We celebrate architecture & design with the annual month-long Archtober, and Open House New York weekend. One of our historic sites celebrates 300 years. We pucker-up to celebrate Pickle Day. Art in Odd Places celebrates life after 60. Poster House celebrates the historic Women’s March. MoMA celebrates its […]

The Salmagundi Club in a Visual Tribute To Greenwich Village in October

      The Salmagundi Club has been located on Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village since 1917. Now, in a tribute to its historic surroundings, the Club opens its doors to the exhibition, SCNY Greenwich Village Show.