Artist Alicia Grullon performs the role of a UN representative for refugees to address the migration crisis at the southern US border.
By providing more information than viewers might process, the show’s dense, small-font text highlights an aesthetic challenge that confronts social practice art.
The inaugural show at Columbia University’s Wallach Art Gallery spotlights 25 artists living or practicing north of 99th Street.
As the Department of Cultural Affairs works on the official NYC cultural plan, a group of activists has advanced its own ambitious vision.
The Department of Cultural Affairs is devising a plan for June 2017 that would manage and organize New York City’s resources for arts and culture.
Everyone has to make a decision of what they will do that day and these five offered us insight into their plans.
Overall, the work in Enacting Stillness suggests that, contrary to some of the grander claims made about art’s political efficacy, most art intervenes in the world in a more limited, but no less essential, way.
When I came upon the protests taking place on a little strip of green at the intersection of West Burnside Avenue and University Avenue, I heard chants of “Fight, fight, fight / Housing is a right,” and “Whose Bronx? / Our Bronx.”
Like the food on our supermarket shelves, public artworks appear to us with their history of labor relations mostly obscured.