Art in the Park: The public and impermanent work of Tom Manco
The East Village artist’s installations have made an impact since they began appearing on a monthly basis in Tompkins Square Park.
Sticker Art, NYC
The streets of New York City are covered in tiny works of art. Thousands of stickers decorate the backs of street signs, mailboxes, lamp posts, and scaffolding. The artists behind the stickers use their surroundings to communicate with each other and the general public - expressing their views on everything from mental health to gentrification to love.
Artists share virtual support for Black Lives Matter protests
Created both by amateurs and professionals, a vast collection of artworks rapidly spread on social media with hashtags such as #blacklivesmatter, #georgefloyd, #icantbreathe, #saytheirnames and #BLM.
Times Square statue promotes bold message
Times Square welcomed Kehinde Wiley’s “Rumors of War” a 27-foot bronze statue of a black man with dreads wearing “urban wear” -- a hoodie, ripped jeans, and Nikes, while sitting atop a horse in mid-gallop.
17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers
As people watched, many were overwhelmed with the memories of being within the smoke that overtook the screen in front of them.
Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes
Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.
Election 2016: Trump-Inspired Art Exhibit Explores Sexuality, Celebrity in American Politics
Housed in the Chelsea-based Joshua Liner Gallery, the group show includes 27 works from 21 artists who capture the intersecting themes of politics, sexuality and celebrity through sexually explicit paintings and abstract sculptures.
NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art
one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.
Artist’s installation asks consumers to find the real value in themselves
Langer said she hopes her project will bring an element of thoughtfulness to people so that they can connect with their inner truth and true value.
NY People: Derick Wycherly: InTaglio printer
By Neil Giardino Soft-spoken Printer Derick Wycherly. walks us through a few steps in fine art printmaking — a craft […]