This summer, artists have been hard at work addressing social issues through art in New York City’s parks, on walls, and even on lamp posts. September brings a host of new works: The Studio Museum extends outside of its walls in Harlem to bring site-specific art installations to four parks from 113th Street to 145th Street. We hunted down glass pigeons on lamp posts throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, works which harken to those of Mosaic Man, who also recently brought back his work to the East Village, and checked out mural works throughout the city.
Here are 12 outdoor art installations not to miss in September:
Photo taken on the last day of painting
After some weather-related false starts, The Bowery Wall now exhibits an ode to the artist’s ten years in New York City. The seventy-foot long, intricate stencil mural contains portraits of family and friends in treasured places, with the process of creating the work as exciting as the work itself. “The Story of My Life” by artist Logan Hicks can be found on The Bowery Wall is located on the corner of Houston Street and the Bowery.