‘Chakaia Booker: Shaved Portions’ Unveiled on The Garment District Plazas

 

 

 

Artist Chakaia Booker, Shaved Portions, Installation view. Photo credit: Alexandre Ayer/© DiversityPics for the Garment District Alliance.

Shaved Portions, a 35-foot-tall abstract sculpture comprised of deconstructed rubber tires, created by renowned sculptor, painter, and photographer Chakaia Booker, is standing tall in the Garment District as part of theGarment District Alliance’s latest public art exhibit.

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Garment District Alliance & The Elizabeth Foundation Unveil ‘Del Geist: Cracked Ice’ on The Broadway Plaza

 

 

 

Del Geist: Cracked Ice. Image credit: Sabrina Eberhard for the Garment District Alliance

On Thursday, November 30th, the Garment District Alliance (GDA) and The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA) will hold a special ceremony to unveil Cracked Ice by renowned artist Del Geist a series of three towering structures made of stone and stainless steel titled Laurentide, Muir and Champlain that represent erratic boulders being held by immense ice-age glaciers. The free installation will invite viewers to reflect on the dynamic forces of nature and profound impact of climate change and will be located on the Broadway plazas in the Garment District between 39th and 40th Streets through March 2024.  

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‘Cushla Naegele: Shaping the Female Form’ on View in the Garment District’s Kaufman Arcade

 

 

 

Image courtesy Cushla Naegele and the Garment District Alliance

The Garment District Alliance (GDA) announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing Cushla Naegele: Shaping the Female Form, a series of paintings and drawings that delve into the captivating history of women’s clothing and how it has defined, enhanced, and obscured the female form. 

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Mathias Gmachl’s Massive Luminous Whale ‘Echoes’ on Broadway in The Garment District

 

 

 

Alexandre Ayer / @DiversityPics for the Garment District Alliance

A monumental, majestic steel whale will grace Broadway in the heart of Midtown Manhattan in the Garment District, as the Garment District Alliance will unveil its latest interactive public art display titled Echoes – A Voice from Uncharted Waters on Thursday (9/14). With its captivating sound and light effects, the 55-foot-long installation invites viewers to reflect on the impact of everyday activities on nature and the environment. Located on the Broadway plazas in the Garment District between 38th and 39th Streets, Echoes – A Voice from Unchartered Waters is free and will be available to the public through November 13.

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Summer on Broadway in The Garment District

 

 

 

Summer on Broadway in the Garment District. Image credit: Alexandre Ayer.

From public art installations to live performances and fresh lemonade, New Yorkers and visitors will be able to experience a diverse mix of free community programs in the heart of Midtown Manhattan in the Garment District this summer, as the Garment District Alliance (GDA) unveils its Summer on Broadway lineup for 2023.

The fabulous summer festivities will take place on Broadway between 39thand 40th Street from 12 – 2PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

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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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