Artist Sui Park Brings ‘City Ecology’ to Bella Abzug Park

 

 

 

Sui Park: City Ecology in Bella Abzug Park. Photo credit: Gabby Jones

On view now in Bella Abzug Park, City Ecology by NY-based artist Sui Park is an installation of 32 site-specific sculptures commissioned by the Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance (HYHK). For this exhibition, Park gives texture and shape to the colorful stories, dynamic relationships, and complex patterns of connection that she observes within New York City and amongst its residents, and she places those forms within the landscape of a public green space. The sculptures are carefully constructed using cable ties, an inexpensive and mass-produced industrial material. When woven together, Park creates seemingly organic, biomorphic shapes that both complement and contrast with the natural environment. She arranges them in clusters within Bella Abzug Park.

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Artist Fanny Allié to Unveil 10 New Sculptures in Bella Abzug Park, Hudson Yards

 

 

 

His name is Mamadou’. He is one of 10 sculptures in Bella Abzug Part created by artist Fanny Allié for this site-specific commission as part of the installation, ‘Shadows.’ Image courtesy of the artist.

The Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance (HYHK) today announces Shadows, an installation of ten new site-specific sculptures created by mixed-media artist Fanny Allié for Bella Abzug Park (542 W 36th St., New York, NY 10018) and inspired by the workers who maintain it. Shadows invites people to experience the park—a picturesque public green space surrounded by urban bustle—in a new way, as a place for compelling, free art.

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The Armory Show Announces Five Armory Off Site 2022 Locations in September

 

 

 

Armory Off Site at Flatiron Plaza through the Flatiron NoMad Partnership ~ Tomokazu Matsuyama’s polished steel work ‘Dancer’ 2022. Image courtesy The Armory Show

The Armory Show announces the public art installations of Armory Off­ Site, the second edition of the art fair’s outdoor art program that brings large-scale artworks to New York City’s parks and public spaces. Each work will be on view during the fair, which takes place at the Javits Center this September 9-11. Several Armory Off-Site installations will remain on view until late 2022.

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Gillie and Marc bring King Nyani to Bella Abzug Park in Hudson Yards

 

 

 

Gillie and Marc with King Nyani

To raise awareness and funds for the critically endangered gorilla species, public artists Gillie and Marc  have created a massive sculpture of the animal that will be unveiled later this month in Hudson Yards’ Bella Abzug Park. Titled King Nyani, Swahili for gorilla, it’s the world’s largest bronze gorilla sculpture.

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Six Temporary Art Installations Pop-Up in Bella Abzug Park at Hudson Yards

 

 

Artist, Ailene Fields, Poseidon

Who can forget Bella Abzug ~ and in honor of her memory, New York City Parks renamed Hudson Yards Park in her honor during Women’s History Month, 2019. The busy little Park is also a #7 Train stop on the subway at 34th Street, and sits alongside an entrance to The Shed and The Vessel. It is under the auspices of not only NYC Parks, but also The Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance (HYHK).

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