Category Archives: Queens

Shia LaBeouf: He Will Not Divide Us

“He Will Not Divide Us” is Shia LaBeouf’s ongoing protest art project. Outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York is a gray-painted wall with the single bulbous eye of a webcam glaring darkly underneath the titular … Continue reading

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‘Nasty Women’ Artwork Sells Out

“Nasty woman” was the term Donald Trump used to describe his former political opponent, Hillary Clinton. Shortly after using the phrase, it became popularized by women’s rights activists and anti-Trump groups. It’s crazy to think that what started out as … Continue reading

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Parking Meters Become Art

In 2011, New York City began uprooting its traditional parking meters, having decommissioned the lot of them in the years before. They were replaced by the single-stand parking station, where you buy a ticket to put in your car showing … Continue reading

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What Do Biggie and the Met Have in Common?

If you’ve ever found the quiet experience of walking through New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art lackluster, this may interest you: you can now take a virtual tour of the museum with a number of hip-hop artists. A new endeavor … Continue reading

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No Longer Empty: An NYC Transformation

New York City, a place with a high percentage of abandoned structures, is getting a colorful facelift in some areas. No Longer Empty, a local nonprofit, is turning neglected buildings and storefronts into art installations and exhibits—and what’s more, the … Continue reading

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The Living Pyramid: Coming Soon to Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates Sculpture Park is one of NYC’s greatest locales for large-scale, often experimental public art. Founded in 1986, Socrates Sculpture Park is “the only site in the New York Metropolitan area specifically dedicated to providing artists with opportunities to create … Continue reading

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NYC’s Best Summertime Arts and Music Festivals

New York City is known for its abundant arts and culture offerings, and for many, summer is the best time to experience them. With outdoor arts and music festivals taking place all over the city, there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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