Update on ‘Victory’ Beyond Sims by Vinnie Bagwell on Museum Mile in East Harlem

 

 

 

Victory Beyond Sims by Vinnie Bagwell. Image via CB11, May 15, 2024

Those who have been watching the empty pedestal on Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, formerly holding the statue of J. Marion Sims, will be pleased to hear that there was an update at a recent CB11 meeting, with artist Vinnie Bagwell and Department of Cultural Affairs, David Mandel, presenting illustrations and answering questions.

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Flatiron NoMad Partnership to Unveil Interactive Art Installation ‘Control No Control’ by Iregular during 2023 Winter Glow, November 30th

 

 

 

Control No Control. Photo credit: Brian Medina.

The Flatiron NoMad Partnership today announced it will present the New York City debut of Control No Control – a large-scale interactive installation by digital art studio Iregular – on the Flatiron North Plaza at Broadway, Fifth Avenue, and 23rd Street, as the centerpiece of its new Winter Glow holiday programming.

Join the Winter Glow 2023 Parade! November 30th beginning at 4:30pm.

Presented in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation’s Art Program (NYC DOT Art), Control No Control will be on view from November 30, 2023, through January 1, 2024, creating a highly visible landmark in the heart of Manhattan’s vibrant Flatiron and NoMad neighborhoods this winter.

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Visiting ‘Abigail DeVille: Bronx Heavens’ at The Bronx Museum of the Arts

 

 

 

Abigail DeVille, Freedom Triumphant in War and Peace, 2021, and The Observatory, 2021. Installation view of Brand New Heavies, curated by Racquel Chevremont and Mickalene Thomas (Deux Femmes Noires), at Pioneer Works. Photo by Olympia Shannon / Dan Bradica Studio.

Currently on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts is Abigail DeVille: Bronx Heavens, the artist’s first museum survey, examining the myths and realities of local familial and ancestral histories, and the convoluted notion of freedom in a country fraught with oppression and racism. The exhibition features DeVille’s work created over the past ten years, examining different aspects of the borough’s 120 year history as a haven for immigrant and migrant communities, including for several generations of DeVille’s family who have lived in the area and were part of the Great Migration.

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Tin & Ed’s ‘Life Forces’ Brighten Rockefeller Center

 

 

 

Tin & Ed’s “Life Force” at Rock Center. Image via Instagram

Rockefeller Center has teamed up with Australian creative duo Tin & Ed, Tin Nguyen and Edward Cutting, to present a new interactive digital art installation that provides a portal to nature, taking audiences on a vivid journey through the natural world.

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