This July, as the city brims with life and warm weather, there are countless new public art installations to enjoy. For this month, many of the pieces on display seek to bring awareness to some of our society’s most pressing issues including the impact of climate change on bird populations and the storied legacy of slave labor and our national economy. Head to the High Line to check out Meriem Bennani’s first public sculpture Windy or take the time to listen to the acoustic recordings of The Underground Sound; a Soundwalk at Prospect Park. In addition, be sure to keep reading to learn more about other installations still on display from previous months.
As summer fully settles in and the weather warms, June is the perfect time to explore the new outdoor art on display throughout New York City. Head to Times Square to view a virtual rainbow in honor of Pride Month, take a ferry to Governors Island to check out the three new installations at its Art Center, or walk along the Upper West Side to marvel at the work of under-represented artists presented through Art on the Ave. Be sure to keep reading on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
This May, be sure to check out the virtual bird installation, Bird’s Eye View, at Battery Park and Yvonne Shortt’s dog sculpture Peppermint.
To celebrate the beautiful springtime weather, be sure to head outside and visit some of New York City’s newest public art installations. This April, be sure to check out THE POEM sculpture in Times Square, Rockefeller Center’s The Flag Project in honor of Earth Day, and Midnight Moment's video Wolf Light. In addition, read on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
With warmer weather on the horizon as springtime fast approaches, new public art installations continue to open throughout New York City.
Once known for being an epicenter of the manufacturing industry, Long Island City was rezoned as a residential neighborhood in 2001 — causing the area to undergo significant gentrification as new developments such as Hunter’s South Point were erected. Today, Long Island City is known for its stunning waterfront and thriving arts community — being home to MOMA PS1, the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Museum, and Culture Lab LIC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the development of art in Western Queens.
Despite the frigid weather conditions, public art installations continue to open across New York City.
As we usher in the new year, public art installations continue to open across New York City.
Though the year may quickly be coming to a close, public art installations continue to open across New York City. From the Park Avenue Armory to Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, a dozen new art installations are available for view. This December be sure to check out Lisa Congdon’s large-scale printed vinyl murals for Rockefeller Center’s holiday installation, Cecile Chong’s sculpture display EL DORADO - The New Forty Niners, and the interactive monument Lenticular Histories at Prospect Park. In addition, keep reading to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
Be sure to check out Thomas J. Price’s The Distance Within, Joanne Handler’s series Stu.pe.fac.tion, and the BIG APPLE at Bella Abzug Park.