Confront Art’s SEEINJUSTICE Debuts in Union Square

 

 

 

Photo by Jane Kratochvil

The Union Square Partnership, in collaboration with NYC Park’s Art in the Park Program and Confront Art, unveiled SEEINJUSTICE in Union Square on Thursday, September 30th. Conceived by artist Chris Carnabuci, the installation features three 12 foot bronzed sculptures of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Congressman John Lewis. The installation will be on view through October 30th in Union Square Park.

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Union Square Partnership presents its First Summer Installation ~ ‘Collective Vision’

 

 

 

Collective Visions by artists GERALUZ & WERC, with some fabulous volunteers including (above) Councilwoman Carlina Rivera, Assembly Member Harvey Epstein, State Senator Liz Krueger and Executive Director Jennifer Falk! Image via Union Square Partnership on Facebook.

This summer, Union Square is hosting several public art installations, promoting social justice. The first of the installations ~ a Street Busway Mural entitled ‘Collective Vision’ ~ was just completed.

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EcoArt Project Launches ‘Rebound-NYC’ Art Pop-Ups, Celebrating Earth Day 2021

 

 

 

Arcadia for George Mason University (2020). Site Specific Sound and Light Installation – Presidents Park Greenhouse, George Mason University. 8’3’’W x 6’H x 1’6″D. Photo Credit Sam Nester.”

The nonprofit EcoArt Project announced the launch of Rebound-NYC, a new initiative repurposing empty storefronts as cultural pop-ups throughout New York City. Following the devastating effects of COVID-19 on New York’s businesses and streetscapes, EcoArt Project is teaming up with the nonprofit Chashama and local store owners to revitalize the streets of the city with exciting exhibitions that stimulate conversation on our environment and climate change through work by internationally-recognized visual artists and designers.

To celebrate Earth Day 2021, six artists create impactful experiences that investigate the state of our environment. The pop-ups engage artists working in visual and performing arts to present work with environmental themes, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and recycling in Bryant Park and Union Square.

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Union Square Partnership unveils 14th Street District Vision Plan 2021

 

 

Rendering via Union Square Partnership with design partner, Marvel. 14th Street, Looking West

Union Square Partnership kicked-off 2021 with a transformative plan for the Union Square-14th Street area, concentrating on five key improvements with a focus on accessibility, district-wide connectivity, and substantial increases in public open space.

Save the date, Tuesday, January 26th for the virtual launch event. Let’s take a look at a few of the renderings.

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Kenseth Armstead: Washington 20/20/20 unveiled in Union Square Park

 

 

 

Artist, Kenseth Armstead, Washington 20/20/20 in Union Square Park. Image via NYC Parks Department

Presented in collaboration with NYC Parks’ Art in the Parks program and the Union Square Partnership, the sculpture ~ Washington 20/20/20 ~ by artist, Kenseth Armstead, was composed as a companion to the first sculpture on New York City parkland, the George Washington Statue in Union Square.

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Harry’s ‘Shave with Pride’ Campaign @ Union Square Station

 

 

 

Harry's Shave with Pride

Have you noticed the colorful Harry’s ads in Union Square station?  It is part of Harry’s Shave with Pride campaign.

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Chihuly’s ‘Chrystal Rose Tower’ Arrives in Union Square

 

 

The highly anticipated Rose Crystal Towersculpture by renowned artist, Dale Chihuly arrived in Union Square last week, brought to the Park through the efforts of Union Square Partnership, New York City Parks Department, and Marlborough Gallery.

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