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‘Human Structures’ by Jonathan Borofsky is on Display at Plaza33

Plaza33, the broad triangle outside Penn Station, has hosted a parade of large installations by notable artists. Keith Haring and Roy Lichtenstein are notable recents. Now, yet another big, bold, simple sculpture has risen on the low plinth at the … Continue reading

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The Swings

There are all kinds of puns one could make about a swingset that plays music, but let’s refrain. “The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation” is a public art work you can play with. And the creators want you to–that’s … Continue reading

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FLOW Returns Soon to Randall’s Island Park

Later this month, FLOW will return to Randall’s Island Park to provide NYC’s communities with art and performances to experience throughout the summer. Dubbed FLOW.15, this is the fifth incarnation of the public arts event, and promises to be a … Continue reading

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What’s Coming Up on the High Line

Oh how I love the High Line. This sprawling stretch of elevated gardens, walking paths, and art displays is a true escape for me in a city that is always moving and changing at a rapid pace. Here are some … Continue reading

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Head to the High Line This Summer

Have you been to New York City’s High Line public park? The one-mile long elevated walkway and green area is one of the city’s newest, most beloved attractions, and with all of its food, cultural, and art-centric features, it’s no … Continue reading

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Banksy’s “Residency” On the Streets of New York City

If you haven’t yet heard about (or seen) Banksy’s latest work in New York City, let me be the first to tell you that the elusive artist hasn’t exactly been welcomed with open arms. Banksy is one of the most … Continue reading

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Bronx Lab Celebrates Local Street Art

It’s been a really good year for the world of graffiti and street art. Wooster Collective celebrated its twelfth anniversary as a leading urban arts initiative, and more and more notable museums have been including street art into their collections … Continue reading

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Public art makes use of abandoned spaces

As crowded as New York is, there still exists a plethora of uninhabited and abandoned spaces here, from buildings to vacant lots. With a little initiative and a lot of tenacity, various citizens and organizations have turned these neglected spaces … Continue reading

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Public art by BroLab

I’m loving the work that BroLab is doing around the city! I first heard about this artist collective through the Bronx River Arts Center when they participated in the “Shifting Communities” exhibition series with their “Thrust of Sorrows” catapult, a … Continue reading

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