The works in Figuring the Floral start a conversation, collaborate, and even merge with the natural beauty of the public garden and cultural center Wave Hill.
The posters promote the congresswoman’s environmental plan with WPA-style lithographs highlighting monuments from Queens and the Bronx in New York City.
The museum has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a retrospective of the works of Henry Chalfant, the photographer and filmmaker who has documented New York City’s subway art since its early days in the Bronx.
The second annual Latin American Foto Festival, organized by the Bronx Documentary Center, gathers ten photographers eloquently using photography as journalistic evidence, personal catharsis, and cultural celebration.
The documentary Decade of Fire delves into the wave of arsons that wracked the Bronx in the 1970s.
Immerse yourself in lush gardens, vibrant art, and the sights and sounds of Brazil. On view through September 29, 2019.
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.”
There weren’t many protesters — just seven — but they were loud.
As anyone who spends a few months watching a New York neighborhood knows, things change. Buildings disappear or suddenly spring up with glass and steel towers. This fall, a few of the city’s more interesting places are in danger of disappearing completely, including a mid-century futurist airline terminal and a graffiti-covered warehouse.
The Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program has helped emerging artists in the New York area navigate the business side of art since the 1980s. AIM is now celebrating its 30th anniversary with two joint exhibitions at the Bronx Museum and Wave Hill: Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial features 72 participants from the 2010-2011 program and the smaller Taking AIM on the program’s history. I recently journeyed up to the Grand Concourse for the Bronx Museum component of the show.