24. The Shed at Hudson Yards
The Shed at Hudson Yards, which opened to the public on April 5, 2019, is a new indoor/outdoor center for the arts. Its groundbreaking structure was designed by Diller, Scofio + Renfro, Lead Architect, and Rockwell Group, Collaborating Architect and will adapt and transform to accommodate all disciplines and all audiences.
The Shed’s May programming will feature two art exhibitions: Reich Richter Part, an immersive live performance installation which explores the relationship of visual art and music (April 6 – June 2, 2019), and an installation of new work by artist Trisha Donelly (April 6 – May 30, 2019). Inside the Griffin Theater there will be performances of Norma Jeane Baker of Troy, a spoken and sung performance piece written by Anne Carson and starring Ben Whishaw (April 6 – May 19, 2019), as well as a staged concert by Björk in The McCourt space (May 6 – June 1, 2019). POWERPLAY, a production by multimedia artist LATASHÁ in collaboration with The Shed it’s DIS OBEY program for New York City high school students will premiere for two days and explores women-centered ideas of power and collective action through dance, spoken word and moving images (May 18 – May 19, 2019). The only permanent installation at The Shed is In Front of Itself by Lawrence Wiener. Weiner’s piece is a site-specific installation embedded in The Shed’s plaza.