Karon Davis: Curtain Call Arrives on The High Line

      Karon Davis brings to life historical and allegorical figures in her signature white, wrapped plaster sculptures. Immersed in her parents’ worlds of theater and ballet as a child, Davis’ installations merge memory and scenes from the stage with historical events, mythology, and ongoing socio-political concerns. Taking up topics ranging from environmental disasters […]

The High Line unveils Shortlisted Proposals for The Plinth with Sculptural Maquette’s on View & the Winner is……..

      Update December 1, 2022 ~ and the winner is Pamela Rosenkranz ‘Old Tree’, a 25-foot tall sculpture in vivid pink and red. Located on the High Line at 30th Street and 10th Avenue, the Plinth is a landmark destination for major public art that features a rotating program of new monumental commissions. […]

‘Old Tree’ the Spring 2023 Commission by Pamela Rosenkranz Now on View on The High Line Plinth

      The High Line would like you to share your thoughts on 80 artists’ proposals for the third and fourth High Line Plinth commissions to open in 2022 and 2024. And the winner is ~ Old Tree, a 25-foot-tall sculpture in vivid pink and red, by artist Pamela Rosenkranz. Located on the High […]

Simone Leigh: Brick House ~ the Inaugural Installation on the High Line Plinth

      As the High Line extends north, the new extended section known as the High Line Plinth will unveil its inaugural installation when it opens in June, 2019.  And since June is right around the corner, we spied a work-in-progress, the inaugural installation ~ Simone Leigh’s Brick House, seen from 10th Avenue at […]

‘Hats: Humor and High Design’ by the Milliners Guild Unveiled in Garment District Space for Public Art

      The Garment District Alliance announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing a collection of 28 hats, titled Hats: Humor and High Design, designed by the finalists of an international millinery competition as well as select members of the Milliners Guild. Located in a street-level window at 215 […]

‘Loft Law: Photographs by Joshua Charow’ Highlights the Fabulous NYC Artist Lofts Still in Use at Westwood Gallery NYC

Just the other day, we were thinking back and wondering how many of the artist live/work lofts from the 1960s and 1970s were still in existence. And then Joshua Charow’s new exhibition at Westwood Gallery fell right into our laps. I think I’ll get the book.

WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC presents Loft Law: Photographs by Joshua Charow, the first solo exhibition for New York-based documentary photographer and filmmaker Joshua Charow (b. 1998), curated by James Cavello. This is Charow’s premiere exhibition of his photographs and short documentary films on New York artists. The exhibition includes forty photographs by Charow and eighteen works of art by eleven of the artists featured in the photographs: Carmen Cicero, Loretta Dunkelman, Betsy Kaufman, Kimiko Fujimura, Joseph Marioni, Carolyn Oberst, Marsha Pels, Gilda Pervin, Steve Silver, Mike Sullivan, and Jeff Way. The exhibition will be on view May 16 – June 29, 2024.

The Milliners Guild + The Garment District Alliance Present ‘The Rose of Versailles’

      The Garment District Alliance announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing The Rose of Versailles, a collection of fanciful hats and headpieces in partnership with the Milliners Guild in celebration of New York Textile Month. Located in a street-level window at 215 West 38th Street, the exhibit […]

‘Ruth Asawa Through Line’ at The Whitney Museum of American Art

      Ruth Asawa Through Line, opening at the Whitney Museum of American Art on September 16, 2023, spotlights the work of groundbreaking artist Ruth Asawa (1926–2013). Known broadly for her rhythmic looped-wire sculptures, Asawa dedicated herself to daily drawing exercises, which served as the connective tissue―or through line―of her creative process and fueled […]

Artist Sabrina Nelson Celebrates James Baldwin’s 99th Birthday with ‘Frontline Prophet: James Baldwin’

       An exhibition of more than forty unique interpretations of James Baldwin created by Detroit-based artist, Sabrina Nelson, opened at New York’s Interchurch Center on July 12, 2023 and continues through August 31, 2023. The exhibit – Frontline Prophet: James Baldwin includes sketchbooks, drawings, paintings, installations and mixed media compositions developed by the […]

Addressing Climate Change & Our Shorelines, ‘Vulnerable Landscapes’ on View at Staten Island Museum

      Vulnerable Landscapes, now on view at the Staten Island Museum, is an interdisciplinary exhibition that centers the shorelines at the forefront of climate change in one of New York City’s most vulnerable landscapes: Staten Island. The exhibition, which opened on Earth Day, explores Staten Island’s unique challenges due to its geography and […]

New York African Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup for its 30th Edition, May 10-16

      Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will celebrate the kickoff of the 30th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) at FLC from May 10 to 16. Launched in 1993 and one of the first of its kind in the United States, the festival reflects on the myriad ways […]

Victoria Sambunaris: High and Dry at Yancey Richardson in January, 2023

      High and Dry, an exhibition of new photographs by Victoria Sambunaris, documents the inexorable evidence of human activity on the desert landscape from the literal to the geological. The work will be on view at Yancey Richardson from January 5 through February 18, 2023, and will feature seven new large-scale photographs traversing the […]

ImageNation Announces Lineup for its 20th Annual Outdoor Festival Kicking-Off July 9th

      The 20th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival kicks off on Saturday July 9th through September 10, 2022. The summer-long program offers free film screenings and music in outdoor venues including a new series held in partnership with the Frederick Douglass Blvd Alliance (FDBA) themed “The Soul of Harlem” primarily featuring films about Harlem […]

Villa Albertine Announced the lineup for the Annual U.S. Edition of ‘Night of Ideas’

      Villa Albertine today announced the lineup for the US edition of Night of Ideas, a free annual nocturnal marathon of philosophical debates, performances, readings and more, hosted in 19 cities across the country this May. The US joins the international community in celebrating this global event, which is being hosted in over […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center announces Lineup for Dizzy’s Club 2022

      Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club continues its season of in-person performances in January and February 2022, presenting a diverse lineup that pays tribute to jazz greats, showcases rising stars on the scene, and welcomes award-winning artists whose work runs the gamut of jazz styles and traditions. The year begins with the […]

NYC Parks Unveils New Soccer Field at Highbridge Park

      NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, State Senator Robert Jackson, Community Board 12 Chair Eleazar Bueno, Parks Committee Chair Elizabeth Lorris Ritter, District Manager Ebenezer Smith, Washington Heights BID Executive Director Isidro Medina, Uptown Soccer Academy co-founder David Sykes, and ESPN soccer announcer Roberto Abramowitz this […]

The Rubin Museum of Art Launches New Online Collection Database

    With a globally renowned collection of nearly 4,000 objects spanning more than 1,500 years from the Himalayan region, the Rubin Museum of Art launches a new and improved online collection database today. A total of 381 objects from the Rubin Museum’s permanent collection are now available at collection.rubinmuseum.org. This marks the first phase […]

Art Installations & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List + Online Viewing Rooms ~ July, 2020

    Moving into the month of July, artists reflect in their artwork the very sentiment in our featured image entitled, Besieged, by artist Jerome Lagarrigue in the current exhibition Young Artists: One at Fridman Gallery. Best said by the gallery, here they “hope to not only create space for the voices of artists, but […]

Fort Gansevoort Gallery debuts ‘Seeing Through You’, a Series of Weekly Online Exhibitions

    Fort Gansevoort Gallery will open its online window, announcing SEEING THROUGH YOU, a series of weekly online exhibitions organized for the gallery by invited curators and scholars. Launching with its first exhibition on Thursday, March 26, 2020, this initiative will highlight artists from around the globe and aim to initiate lively discourse among […]

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 […]

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Launches ‘Seneca Village Unearthed’ ~ an Online Exhibit & Collection of Artifacts

      Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) announced the launch of Seneca Village Unearthed, an online exhibit and collection of artifacts from what was once New York City’s largest community of free African-American landowners. Seneca Village was located in what is now Central Park, a scenic landmark. Through this online […]

Vanessa German: Trampoline at Fort Gansevoort

      Fort Gansevoort, in association with Pavel Zoubok Fine Art, is pleased to present Vanessa German, TRAMPOLINE: Resilience & Black Body & Soul, opening Thursday, November 7th, 2019. German’s exhibition will showcase her richly encrusted sculptures, which she refers to as power-figures, alongside a series of wall-mounted altars that each act as seers […]

‘Lineage’ to Open at JoAnne Artman Gallery NYC ~ November 14th

      JoAnne Artman Gallery will open its doors to, LINEAGE, an exhibition that focuses attention on the intersection of decorative and functional elements of contour and linear stylization. Addressing the fundamental component of the line within artistic composition, LINEAGE explores the possibilities of perspective, volume, and interaction of planes. Suggesting the line as […]

Siah Armajani: Bridge Over Tree + Follow This Line ~ Met Breuer & Public Art Fund at Brooklyn Bridge Park

      The Iranian-born, American sculpture artist, Siah Armajani is best known for his works of public art in bridges, gazebos, gardens, and reading rooms across the United States and Europe. The artist has arrived in New York with a two-pronged installation and exhibition. The outdoor component will be featured by The Public Art […]