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2019 Morningside Lights: Island ~ in Morningside Park

 

 

 

Image via Morningside Lights, 2017

The 8th Annual Morningside Lights: Island will take place on September 21st at 8pm. This year, the illumination will follow the theme, Island, in a sea of blue light.

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Hemlines From Skylines: Architectural Fashion Along Madison Avenue

 

 

Hemlines From Skylines ~ The Cloisters ~ Julie Son

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in partnership with the Madison Avenue BID unveiled the annual 3D installation entitled Hemlines From Skylines: Architectural Fashion, along Madison Avenue.

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Jean-Marie Appriou: The Horses Arrive on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza

 

 

 

Jean-Marie Appriou: The Horses arrive on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza

Jean-Marie Appriou: The Horses arrived on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza this month, following Mark Manders: Tilted Head.  Curated by Public Art Fund Curator, Daniel S. Palmer, the massive equine sculptures stand like surreal sentinels at the entrance to Central Park.

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Celebrating Textile Month with The Garment District Alliance and ‘The Ultimate Hat-Maker’s Studio’

 

 

 

The Ultimate Hat-Maker’s Studio. Image courtesy Garment District Alliance.

Let’s celebrate New York Textile Month with The Garment District Alliance’s new public art installation, The Ultimate Hat-Maker’s Studio, featuring a fashionable display of beautiful textiles, millinery tools and fall hats designed by 24 member of The Milliners Guild.

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Museum Day in NYC ~ September 21st

 

 

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, NYC

2019 Museum Day in New York City is a one-day event when participating museums and cultural institutions provide free entry to those presenting a ticket. Participants are permitted to download one ticket per email address, which allows two free general admissions.

This year’s Museum Day will take viewers from Staten Island, and Brooklyn throughout Manhattan, Long Island City, to the Bronx.

Find a Museum and get your free ticket here.

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Fancy Animal Carnival to open at Fremin Gallery, September 26, 2019

 

 

Hung Yi image courtesy of Fremin Gallery

Fremin Gallery will open its doors to Fancy Animal Carnival, a follow up from the 2016 acclaimed public exhibition for artist, Hung Yi, with the Garment District Alliance.

Works from Korean artist, Mi Ju and Chinese photographer, Maleonn will join Hung Yi’s works for the exhibition.

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A Look Back at The Garment District Alliance & Fancy Animal Carnival ~ September 2016

 

 

 

A Fancy Animal Carnival in The Garment District, 2016

With Fremin Gallery’s upcoming exhibition, Fancy Animal Carnival, we thought it a good time to look back at the artist, Hung Yi’s work, in his previous exhibition, Fancy Animal Carnival, displayed all along Broadway in the Garment District a few years ago.

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Harlem Stage ~ 2019 Fall Calendar is a Celebration of the Centennial of the Harlem Renaissance

 

 

The Baylor Project. Image courtesy Harlem Stage

This season, Harlem Stage will celebrate the centennial legacy of the Harlem Renaissance and offer a yearlong initiative focusing on Sun Ra and Afrofuturism. Through these two powerful themes, which will carry into the 2020 season, Harlem Stage will reflect on and celebrate the past, present and artistic future of Harlem and explore how the Harlem Renaissance continues to be a rich source of inspiration across the globe while Afrofuturism continues to push the boundaries of our artistic imagination.  

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Uptown Grand Central Paints East 125th Street with Uptown GrandScale ~ East Harlem

 

 

 

Uptown GrandScale, Saturday, September 7, 2019 ~ ‘Harlem’ mural by Maria Castillo aka TooFly-NYC

Uptown Grand Central has stepped out from under the 125th Street viaduct along Park Avenue to transform fifteen hundred feet of construction fencing into a canvas for fifty artists.

We followed Carey King, Director of Uptown Grand Central and Project Organizer, Ayana Hosten, a veteran from the #100GatesProject in East Harlem, when the project began on August 3, 2019 with the artist Gera Lozano (@geraluz) and fellow-artists, WERC, Crow, Jill Folino and Kristy McCarthy, painting the entire south-west corner at Park Avenue and 125th Street.

@geraluz, August 3, 2019

Beginning Saturday, September 7th, the GrandScale Mural Project will kick-off the first of three weekends, transforming construction fencing on both sides of the 125th Street viaduct, to conclude in time for the annual East Harlem Event ~ Party on Park.

On Saturday, September 7th, painting will begin at 10am and continue to 7pm, with DJ Tedsmooth arriving at 3pm to begin celebrating the end of the day.

The dates include Saturday, September 7; Saturday, September 14th and Sunday, September 22nd during Party on Park.

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Marc Yankus: New York Unseen at ClampArt Chelsea in October

 

 

 

© Marc Yankus, The Dakota, 2018, Archival pigment print. Courtesy the artist and ClampArt

ClampArt will open its doors to Marc Yankus: New York Unseen, an exhibition of new photographs of city buildings by artist Marc Yankus.

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

 

 

 

Joseph Lee ‘DREAMstate at GR Gallery

All five boroughs are blooming this Fall with art installations, exhibits and events ~ indoors and out. Look for a sculpture on the historic facade of The MET, Horses at Doris C. Freedman Plaza, the beloved Hippo Ballerina at Flatiron South Plaza, Photoville, the Honey Festival, the Feast of San Gennaro + a plethora of gallery exhibitions and fairs. And in case you missed them, more than 40 exhibits and installations still on view. Here are a few suggestions to add to your list in September!

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The Hispanic Society of America to Open Sorolla Gallery for Limited Time in September

 

 

 

Sorolla Gallery, Hispanic Society of America in New York

The Gallery at The Hispanic Society of America has been closed due to renovation. However, in celebration of its participation in the exhibition, Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light at the National Gallery in London, and at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin, The Hispanic Society of America in New York will open the Joaquin Sorolla Vision of Spain Gallery for a limited time, beginning September 17, 2019.

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How to Build a House: Architectural Research in the Digital Age at The Cooper Union

 

 

DFAB House at The Cooper Union

A new exhibition showcasing the conception and making of the DFAB HOUSE, the world’s first fully inhabited building to have been digitally planned and largely built with the help of robots and 3D printers will open at The Cooper Union on September 12th.

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She’s Back! Hippo Ballerina now on the Flatiron South Public Plaza

 

 

 

Hippo Ballerina at Lincoln Center District in 2017 in Dante Park

The Flatiron Partnership just welcomed Hippo Ballerina, by Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, to the South Plaza. Inspired by Degas’ Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (Petite danseuse de quatorze ans) and the dancing hippos of Walt Disney’s Fantasia, Hippo Ballerina vividly illustrates the artist’s ability to reinterpret subjects and themes found in ancient myths, art history, modern animation, and contemporary popular culture in playful ways that engage the viewer.

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The 2019 Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

 

 

A 1962 Washington Square Arts Festival find.

The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition is a twice-a-year happening every Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day weekend. Next up ~ August 31st, September 1st and 2nd, and again on September 7th and 8th.

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Louise Nevelson through Diana MacKown’s Photography at Galleries at St. Peter’s Church

 

 

 

Image courtesy of Diana MacKown

Diana MacKown was Louise Nevelson’s assistant for many years. The photographic exhibition, Louis Nevelson through Diana MacKown’s Photography offer a unique view into Nevelson’s studio, trips abroad and finished work, like Nevelson Chapel when it was first completed. Whether candid or formal, Diana’s lens is clever, playful and sharp.

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Rafa Macarron: Fluorescent Routine to open at Allouche Gallery in September

 

 

 

Rafa Macarron, Rutina Fluor, 2019 Mixed media on canvas 90 x 115 inches

Allouche Gallery opens its doors to Rafa Macarron: Fluorescent Routine, in a solo exhibition ~ a magic circus of elongated figures on a journey to Manhattan!

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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 that implement projects, and the ways everyday New Yorkers have a say in what types of investment they would like to see in their neighborhoods.

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The 39th Edition of The Graffiti Wall of Fame, East Harlem ~ August 24-25, 2019

 

 

2019 Graffiti Hall of Fame

Once a year, the who’s who in street art gather for two-days in August to paint and play. The music is loud, spirits are high, and incredible murals are created. The Graffiti Hall of Fame stretches between 106th and 107th Streets, alongside the elevated Metro North train on Park Avenue in El Barrio. Known to Street Artists since 1980,  and now a tourist destination, it is rarely open (except by private tour) to the public. But once a year, James Top, Executive Director of this iconic Wall, invites us to watch the magic.

Take a walk with us down the steps into the 2019, 39th Edition of The Graffiti Hall of Fame in East Harlem, August 24-25th.

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Wangechi Mutu Welcomes Visitors on The MET Facade with The NewOnes, will free Us

 

 

 

Just right of entrance

The Metropolitan Museum of Art unveiled four installations on the facade of The Met Fifth Avenue, entitled The Facade Commission: Wangechi Mutu, The NewOnes, will free us.     Wangechi Mutu  was selected to create sculptures for The Met’s Fifth Avenue façade niches—the first-ever such installation on the Museum’s historic exterior—inaugurating a new annual artist commission series. The works were unveiled on September 9, 2019, and be on view through January 12, 2020.

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‘Kehinde Wiley: Rumors of War’ Coming to Times Square

 

 

 

Kehinde Wiley signing Rumors of War © 2018 Kehinde Wiley. Used by Permission via Times Square Arts

Kehinde Wiley’s first monumental public sculpture, Rumors of War, will be installed this fall on the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets before it is permanently installed on historic Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond at the entrance to the VMFA, a recent acquisition to the museum’s world-class collection in 2020.

The installation is a larger-than-life sculpture cast in bronze, of a massive horse mounted proudly on a large stone pedestal, with a young, African-American rider dressed in urban streetwear. It is Wiley’s direct response to the critical national debate around Confederate monuments, and continues the artist’s career-long investigation of representation, race, gender, and power through portraiture.

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The United Nations + ART 2030 present Breath with Me: New York

 

 

 

Visualization of Breathe with Me in UN Headquarters and Central Park, New York City. Visualization by Studio Jeppe Hein. Courtesy: Jeppe Hein and ART 2030

This September, ART 2030 is delighted to launch Breathe with Me, a global art project by Jeppe Hein and ART 2030, to bring the entire world together with one simple, universal action: breathing. The exhibition will take place at two locations in NYC this September ~ the United Nations Headquarters and Central Park.

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‘Utopian Imagination’ to Open at Ford Foundation in September

 

 

 

Mariko Mori, Miko No Inori, 1996. Photo courtesy of the artist

The Ford Foundation will open its doors to the new exhibition, Utopian Imagination. Curated by Jaishri Abichandani, the show brings together works by 14 diverse artists from around the world, and closes out the inaugural year of exhibitions at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice’s beautiful new gallery.

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Fastnet: Plein-Air Drawing Exhibition at Arsenal Gallery, Central Park opening in September

 

 

 

Fastnet: Plein-Air Drawing. Attendees of an observational drawing workshop in the Fastnet container. Image via freshkillspark.org

Fastnet: Plein-Air Drawing at Freshkills Park is an exhibition of plein-air drawings and ink studies of Freshkills Park that were produced through a series of workshops held within a 20-foot shipping container named Fasnet.

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The 2019 NYC Honey Festival ~ September 14th

 

 

 

Image via New York City Beekeepers Association

It all started in 2011 on the rooftop of farming company Brooklyn Grange in a partnership with local beekeepers. It was a true celebration of the local apiarists, honeybees and the honey we all buy and love. In 2017, Wilk Apiary took the helm of the NYC Honey Festival ~ and this year, the 9th Annual Honey Festival will be run by the newly formed Queens Beekepers Guild, Inc to be held on Saturday, September 14th.

Can’t wait till September 14th? Check out the Pollinator Party: Honey Tasting in Washington Square Park in celebration of National Honey Month! Wednesday, September 4th from 3:30 to 5:30pm.

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Exhibition, DREAMstate to Open at GR Gallery

 

 

 

Joseph Lee

GR Gallery will open its doors to “DREAMstate”, featuring artists Joseph Lee, Erik Mark Sandberg, Dennis Osadebe and Joshua Vides in a fresh, groundbreaking group exhibition. The show puts together 20 pieces, including paintings, works on papers and installations. The title is inspired by the unique creative energy that connects the four artists, able to forge, through different visions and techniques, an oneiric reality that misleads our visual realm, offering unique interpretations, in a surrealistic key, of different aspect of nowadays society and lifestyle.

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By Hoof, Paw, Wing or Fin: Creatures in Photographs at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs

 

 

Peter NISSEN (German)  Circus animals from Carl Hagenbeck’s Zoological Circus, circa 1891
Albumen print, 17.2 x 23.0 cm

Animals have appeared in art for millennia as subjects of wonder, symbols of human triumphs and victims of man’s rapacity. The exhibition, By Hoof, Paw, Wing or fin, explores some of the ways in which photographers have represented animals over the course of the mediums history. Hans P. Kraus Jr. fine Photographs will open its doors to the medium’s history and feature an array of animal life, from birds, butterflies, and fish to lions, hippos, and elephants, in the work of Hill & Adamson, Alois Auer, Giacomo Caneva, J.DE. Llewelyn, Martin Munkacsi, Edward Steichen, Adam Fuss, and others.

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Historic House Trust of NYC Launches Initiative to Enhance Accessibility at 23 Historic Sites

 

 

 

Image via Historic House Trust

The New York Community Trust has awarded the Historic House Trust of New York City (HHT) $339,000 to improve physical and intellectual access to public house museums in ways that are beneficial to people living with disabilities. This project—led by a team specializing in ADA compliance within historically-significant environments, and with experience creating innovative accessibility programs—will position HHT and its 23 historic sites at the forefront of such initiatives across the nation.

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NYC Parks Cuts Ribbon on Sunset Cove Salt Marsh Restoration

 

 

 

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, will join Director of the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency Jainey Bavishi, State Senator Joe Addabbo, Community Board 14 District Manager Jon Gaska, Executive Director of the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy Alex Zablocki, and President of the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers Dan Mundy to cut the ribbon on a $14 million ecological restoration of Sunset Cove in Broad Channel, Queens, and officially open the new park on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The project brings new open space to Broad Channel, on the site of the former abandoned marina, that will also help protect the community from floodwaters and improve the health of Jamaica Bay.

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John Chamberlain: Baby Tycoons at Hauser & Wirth ~ September 5

 

 

 

John Chamberlain. Image courtesy Hauser & Wirth

This September, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to host an exhibition of work by John Chamberlain across an entire floor of its uptown gallery, featuring a selection of small-scale sculptures from the artist’s Baby Tycoons series.

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Amy Sherald: the heart of the matter…. at Hauser & Wirth ~ September 10

 

 

 

Amy Sherald  ‘Sometimes the king is a woman’ (2019)  Oil on canvas
137.2 x 109.2 x 6.4 cm / 54 x 43 x 2 1/2 in  ©Amy Sherald  Image courtesy Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth is opening its doors to Amy Sherald on September 10th, debuting new paintings in her first solo presentation with the gallery.

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Wayne Miller + Marvin E. Newman at Keith De Lellis Gallery

 

 

Marvin E. Newman, Chicago, 1950. Image courtesy Keith De Lellis Gallery

Keith de Lellis Gallery will open its doors to an exhibition of two American documentary photographers: Wayne Miller and Marvin E. Newman. In the early days of their careers, both men endeavored to document Chicago’s black communities in the wakes of the Great Migration and World War II. Miller received two consecutive Guggenheim fellowships (1946-1948) to photograph his series “The Way of Life of the Northern Negro,” which would later be published as a book: Chicago’s South Side. Newman’s series was completed while he pursued a master’s degree in photography at Chicago’s Institute of Design.

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The 2019 Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy NYC September 12-22

 

 

 

The 93rd Annual Feast of San Gennaro will take place from Thursday, September 12 to Sunday, September 22nd. The feast, which celebrates the life of San Gennaro of Naples, has named Steven Schirripa as this year’s Grand Marshall.

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Pop Artist Domingo Zapata to Paint 15-Story Vinyl Mural at One Times Square

 

 

 

15-Story Vinyl Mural painted by Domingo Zapata at One Times Square. Image courtesy Jamestown

Times Square is the latest canvas of famed pop artist Domingo Zapata, as he embarks on his most ambitious work to date. From Monday, August 19 through Wednesday, August 21, the Spanish artist will complete a retrospective of his work across a 15-story vinyl canvas at One Times Square—a project he launched earlier this August.

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Uptown Grand Central Continues ~ Uptown GrandScale ~ East of Park Avenue in East Harlem

 

 

 

Artist, Isais Crow, August 14 2019, 125th Street at Park Avenue in East Harlem

Continuing with the summer event, Uptown GrandScale, Uptown Grand Central steps east on Park Avenue, with a new mural by San Diego-based artist, Isaias Crow.

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Public Art Fund Unveils ~ Elle Pérez: from sun to sun

 

 

 

at Morningside/hancock place

Public Art Fund launched a multi-work installation, extending through 100 sites across New York City. The installation, sun to sun, is the work of photographer Ellie Pérez, and consists of a suite of sixteen new photographic works displayed on bus shelters in over thirteen neighborhoods citywide. We caught some of the images along 125th Street in Harlem, and one along Madison Avenue in El Barrio ~ sharing below.

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Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection

 

 

 

L-R: Parviz Tanavoli, ibex, 1970, G1975.55 © Panviz Tanavoli: Mansour Ghandriz, Simurg, c. 1961-64 (detail) G1975.94; Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu, full Moon, 1961: G1975.293; Maqbool Fida Husein, Virgin Night, 1964 (detail): G1975.158. All works are from the Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art, New York University Art Collection

Drawing on its remarkable collection of modern Iranian, Indian, and Turkish art, the Grey Art Gallery at New York University presents Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection. Featuring approximately thirty to forty artworks from each country, the exhibition examines the artistic practices in Iran, Turkey, and India, from the 1960s and early ’70s via selections from the Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art.

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Inspired by the Spirit of Paris in the 1950s, ‘Jazz’ to Open at Demisch Danant in September

 

 

 

William Hawkins, State Capitol, Albany #2, 1986. enamel on masonite; 48.5 H x 56.5 in; 123.2 H x 143.5 cm; Courtesy of Demisch Danant & Ricco/Maresca

Demisch Danant will open its doors to the exhibition, Jazz, organized in collaboration with Ricco/Maresca. Inspired by the melodies and spirit of the 1950s in Paris, this exhibition highlights unexpected syncopation and rhythms shared by French design of the Fifties and paintings of architecture and cityscapes by African American artist William L. Hawkins.

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Don McCullin ~ a Solo Exhibition at Howard Greenberg Gallery

 

 

 

Protester, Cuban Missile Crisis, Whitehall, London, 1962 © Don McCullin. Image courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery

Howard Greenberg Gallery will open its doors to a solo exhibition of the work of Sir Don McCullin.

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Restoration Begins on Keith Haring’s Mural ‘Crack is Wack’ in East Harlem

 

 

 

Restoration of Crack is Wack begins (August 12, 2019)

A restoration of the historic, two-sided mural ‘Crack is Wack‘ by Keith Haring is underway on the East Harlem handball court located on Harlem River Drive at 128th Street (Second Avenue). It was inspired by the crack epidemic and its effect on the community.

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Stephen Wilkes: A Witness to Change at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, NYC

 

 

 

Stephen Wilkes, Coey Island Boardwalk, Day to Night, 2011. Image courtesy the artist

Bryce Wolkowitz will open its doors to the third solo exhibition of photographs by Stephen Wilkes in his continuation of his global photographic project, Day to Night. From capturing cities and natural parks to wildlife and endangered species, it has become the artist’s mission in recent years to extend a heightened and humane awareness of global climate change, particularly its effects on species beyond our own.

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Rockefeller Center + Art Production Fund Present the Works of Artist, Lakela Brown

 

 

 

Photo by Dan Bradica, courtesy of Art Production Fund

Rockefeller Center, in partnership with Art Production Fund, have on view a series of public art pop-ups throughout the Center. The installations are located in unexpected places, inspired by our New York City landscape and contemporary life.

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Rendering for The Dragon’s Roar at The Gateway to Chinatown

 

 

 

Rendering of The Dragon’s Roar

In 2017, a Request for Proposals went out for a sculpture to be placed at the Gateway to Chinatown on a triangular plaza, where Canal and Walker Streets intersect.

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ruby onyinyechi amanze ~ Wura-Natasha Ogunji: you are so loved and lovely at Fridman Gallery

 

 

 

ruby onyinyechi amanze + Wura-Natasha Ogunji. Image courtesy Fridman Gallery

Since meeting in 2012 in Nigeria, amanze and Ogunji have engaged in an ongoing artistic exchange of writings, performances, conversations and shows in shared spaces.

Fridman Gallery is honored to present you are so loved and lovely, an exhibition of works in dialog by ruby onyinyechi amanze and Wura-Natasha Ogunji. The exhibition features new large-scale drawings and paintings, a selection of small works created early in the artists’ careers, videos, and audio recordings.

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‘Gus Van Sant: Recent Paintings, Hollywood Boulevard’ at Vito Schnabel Projects NYC

 

 

 

Gus Van Sant, Untitled (Hollywood 4), 2018-2019, Watercolor on linen, 84 x 66 in. (213.4 x 167.6 cm) © Gus Van Sant; Courtesy the artist and Vito Schnabel Projects

Vito Schnabel Projects will open its doors to Gus Van Sant: Recent Paintings, Hollywood Boulevard, an exhibition of new works by Los Angeles-based artist and auteur, Gus Van Sant (b. 1952, Louisville, Kentucky). On view will be a series of large-scale watercolors on stretched linen that collapse dreamlike impressions of urban Los Angeles with special narratives inspired by the people and events Van Sant has observed since establishing his home in the city in the 1970s. Recent Paintings: Hollywood Boulevard is Van Sant’s first solo paintings exhibition in New York.

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Our NYC Parks Want You to Take a Staycation this Summer

 

 

Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Image courtesy NYC Parks

No time to get away? New York City Parks has you covered. Here are a few ways to get away for a day, without a reservation.

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Tatyana Fazlalizadeh: Stop Telling Women to Smile……..on Lenox Avenue in Harlem

 

 

 

artist tatyana fazlailzaheh-she is the first public artist in residence at nycchr.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs announced four new public artists-in-residence (PAIR). We spotted the work of one of them on Lenox Avenue at 125th Street in Harlem.

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, a Brooklyn-based street artist and painter whose street art project Stop Telling Women to Smile tackles gender-based street harassment. Her work can be found on walls from New York to Paris, Los Angeles to Mexico City, and right here…….

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Uptown Grand Central begins its Summer Mural Project ~ Uptown GrandScale

 

 

Uptown Grand Scale

Uptown Grand Central has stepped out from under the viaduct to coordinate a colorful three-sided mural near Metro-North along 125th Street this summer. The project, which will begin on August 3rd, will transform 1,500 feet of green construction fencing on 125th Street/Park Avenue/124th Street, into a canvas.

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Seaport Community Mural Project 2019

 

 

 

Seaport Community Mural Project winners. Images via Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer

The winners of the Seaport Community Mural Project were announced by Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer and the New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM), with the winning designs and artists names above and below.

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