The Garment District’s Kaufman Arcade presents Ambrus Gero: Masks in Rave

 

 

 

Ambrus Gero, Muslim woman with Hula Hoop. Image courtesy Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance (GDA) announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, featuring 12 paintings titled Masks in Rave by artist Ambrus Gero. Located inside the Kaufman Arcade building on 139 W 35th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through November 23rd. Masks in Rave is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations throughout the year and over 17 years it has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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Norah Swartz: Wanderlust on View in The Garment District West 38th Street Exhibition Window

 

 

 

Street view of’ Wanderlust’. Image courtesy Norah Swartz.

The Garment District Alliance is providing a young aspiring artist with a platform to shine as part of its latest public art exhibit titled Wanderlust, featuring 18 mixed-media works created by Philadelphia-based student Norah Swartz.

Located in a street-level window at 215 West 38th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through September 2nd. Wanderlust is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations and over 17 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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‘Rita Wilmers: Coming Full Circle’ inside the Kaufman Arcade in The Garment District

 

 

 

Rita Wilmers: Coming Full Circle in the Kaufman Arcade. Image courtesy of the artist and The Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing 14 mixed-media paintings titled Coming Full Circle, created by New York-based artist Rita Wilmers.

Located inside the Kaufman Arcade building on 139 W 35th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through August 31st. Coming Full Circle is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations throughout the year and over 17 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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

 

 

 

Image courtesy Garment District Alliance and The Milliners Guild

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 West 38th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through July 15. Hats: Humor and High Design is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations and over 16 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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Garment District Alliance Features Works by Young Artists with ‘Sparkling Garden’ in the Kaufman Arcade

 

 

 

Sparkling Garden courtesy Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance is providing young artists with a platform to shine as part of its latest public art exhibit, Sparkling Garden. Featuring 30 mixed-media works, the installation is a collaborative effort by children and staff at the Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE), through workshops held by artist Chelsea Hrynick Browne.

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Artist Santi Flores Brings 14 Giant Sculptures ‘Here’ to the Garment District

 

 

 

 

HERE’ New art installation by artist Santi Flores. Image credit: Alexandre Ayer/© DiversityPics for the Garment District Alliance

Fourteen oversized sculptures with raised hands will provide a warm welcome to New Yorkers and visitors as part of the Garment District Alliance’s latest public art exhibit Here. Created by artist Santi Flores, Here symbolizes unity, diversity and individuality, and will be dedicated to all New Yorkers and visitors passing through the neighborhood.

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The Garment District Alliance Unveils 38th Street Display Window with Artwork by Allen Thomas Ball

 

 

 

Artist Allen Thomas Ball in the Garment District

The Garment District Alliance announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing a mixed-media installation consisting of 10 works crafted by New York-based artist Allen Thomas Ball.

Located in a street-level window at 215 West 38th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through April 22nd. The installation by Ball is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations and over 16 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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All Hands On Deck: Garment District Exhibition Spotlights Artisans Working on Their Craft

 

 

 

Artist Nell Breyer. Image courtesy of the artist and Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance (GDA) announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing a series of eight drawings titled The Infinite Land of a Thousand Dances, created by Brooklyn-based artist Nell Breyer.

Located inside the Kaufman Arcade building on 139 W 35th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through April 1. The Infinite Land of a Thousand Dances is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations throughout the year and over 17 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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The Illuminating Circles, ‘Passage,’ Transforms Broadway in the Garment District into a Glowing Tunnel

 

 

 

Photo credit: Alexandre Ayer / @DiversityPics for the Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance has unveiled Passage, an interactive art installation comprised of 20 circles of light that form a pedestrian tunnel on Broadway. As visitors walk through the exhibition, each circle emits light and sounds, creating a transformative, playful experience in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Located on Broadway in the Garment District between 39th and 40th Streets,Passage is free and will be available to the public through February 13th.

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“Stu.pe.fac.tion” by artist Joanne Handler On View in The Kaufman Building

 

 

 

Joanne Handler: I’m Brave. Image courtesy Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance (GDA) announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing seven paintings titled Stu.pe.fac.tion, created by Garment District-based artist Joanne Handler.

Located inside the Kaufman Arcade building on 139 W 35th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through January 7. Stu.pe.fac.tion is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations throughout the year and over 16 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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‘InsideOut: NY Together’ Created a 40-Foot-Wall in Garment District ~ Want Your Portrait Taken? You Have Until October 8th!

 

 

 

Inside/Out on 40th Street between 9th/10th Avenues.

Remember the Garment District Alliance ‘Call for Mural Artists’ in June? Well, The Garment District Alliance (GDA) announced today the launch of Inside Out: NY Together, a public art installation that will transform the wall outside the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal in the Garment District into a massive, 40-foot gallery featuring the diverse individuals that make up New York City.

Beginning on October 3, New Yorkers passing through the neighborhood can have their portraits taken, which will be printed in real-time and featured outside Port Authority’s iconic, major transportation hub in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Presented by GDA in collaboration with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), Inside Out: NY Together will represent how New Yorkers come from all walks of life, and together, make the city one of the greatest in the world.

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Gigantic Origami-Inspired Animals Take Over Broadway in the Garment District

 

 

 

Hacer: Transformation in the Garment District. Broadway between 38th/39th Streets.

The Garment District Alliance (GDA) is inviting New Yorkers and visitors to Midtown Manhattan to experience a series of seven gigantic, origami-inspired sculptures as part of its latest public art exhibit, Hacer: Transformation, created by California artist Hacer.

Celebrated for his bold, origami-inspired, metal sculptures that explore psychologically complex themes, Gerardo Hacer will take over the Broadway Mall on September 14th from 36th to 39th Streets, greeting pedestrians who will walk through the colorful exhibit of two dark turquoise coyotes, two medium turquoise rabbits, a magenta elephant, a yellow dog, and a green bear cub. Fabricated from powder coated steel, the sculptures vary in size; with the largest of the series, Coyote, Stalking, prowling over Midtown Manhattan at 14 feet long.

Meet Fremin Gallery for an unveiling of this fabulous installation on Tuesday, September 21st at 12:30pm on Broadway and 38th Street – on the Plaza.

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Steed Taylor: Magic Hour ~ a Road Tattoo Created in The Garment District August 4th

 

 

 

Steed Taylor: Magic Hour in The Garment District. Image credit: Alexandre Ayer/ © DiversityPics for the Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance unveiled a 225-foot-long painted mural by local artist, Steed Taylor. Broadway in the Garment District will receive a custom ‘road tattoo’, titled Magic Hour, created by local artist Steed Taylor. Presented by the Garment District Alliance, the 225-foot-long painted road mural stretches from 39th to 40th Streets on Broadway in the Garment District and will be available to the public through this fall. New Yorkers can watch the design come to life, as artist Steed Taylor finalizes the mural on Wednesday, August 4th. The artwork is also part of GDA’s summer programming, which features Broadway Rhythm, a series of weekly musical performances from 12 – 2pm on the Garment District plazas.

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The Garment District Alliance presents ‘The Magician’s Daughter (is a Painter)’ in its Street-Level Window on West 38th Street

 

 

 

Artist Cheryl Parry. Images courtesy The Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing The Magician’s Daughter (is a Painter), a display of seven paintings nestled within “magic boxes,” created by artist Cheryl Parry.

Located in a street-level window at 215 West 38th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public from July 18 through September 9. The Magician’s Daughter (is a Painter) is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations and over 16 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.

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Cydney Bittner: The Garden of the Unseen in the Garment District 38th Street Window Gallery

 

 

 

The Garden of the Unseen by artist Cydney Bittner. Image courtesy of The Garment District Alliance.

We all could use a little whimsy, so here it is ~ The Garden of the Unseen, created by artist Cydney Bittner is the latest in the ongoing series of public art exhibitions in The Garment District Alliance street-level window gallery at 215 West 38th Street.

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Remembering ‘Seward Johnson in New York’ a Garment District Alliance Installation, 2015

 

 

 

Seward Johnson in New York: Selections from the Retrospective in The Garment District, June 2015

The Garment District Alliance has commissioned a plethora of beautiful outdoor art installations on the Garment District Plazas over the years. Today, we are taking a look-back at ‘Seward Johnson in New York‘, life-like sculptures that graced the Plazas from 36th to 41st Streets from mid-June to mid-September, 2015.

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Kim Carlino’s ‘Spectrum’ Brings Bolts of Color to The Garment District

 

 

 

Art installation ‘Spectrum’ created by Kim Carlino for Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance (GDA) is brightening Midtown Manhattan this spring with a vivid, painted mural titled Spectrum, created by artist Kim Carlino. The artwork – which contains 34 unique colors and is painted on 82 concrete blocks along the 7th Avenue pedestrian corridor – signifies the city’s vibrant comeback as New Yorkers and visitors return following the pandemic.

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