Across the boroughs, artists are opening their studios for some much-needed creative collaboration as the summer vibes ramp up.
Art for the Sun Worshippers in All of Us
Sun Seekers, by sisters Amy and Jennifer Khoshbin, seems to say: we’ve been cooped up for too long; it’s time to get some fresh air.
Governors Island Gets Its First Ever Ice Sculpture Competition, and You Can Enter
As New York braces for a powerful storm, local artists can share their designs for ice sculptures to be constructed and displayed in the island’s new Winter Village.
Birds Can Now Nest in a Living Sculpture in Brooklyn
Anina Gerchick’s “Birdlink” is a year-round sculpture of native plants that serves as a habitat for New York City’s local and migrating birds.
14 Arts Organizations Protest Governors Island Rezoning [UPDATED]
Arts and cultural organizations have voiced their fears of changing socioeconomic standards on the island, and laid out a plan to maintain the public space in the face of gentrification.
Dance with Digital Flamingos to Raise Awareness of Habitat Loss
Flarmingos is an ongoing augmented reality project, on Governors Island in New York, in which artist Kristin Lucas asks people to join digital flamingos in a dance of ecological awareness.
Immigrant Stories Dock at Governors Island in Two Exhibitions
Artists in both exhibitions were inspired by the harbor itself and how it has been a witness to immigrant narratives.
Art Amid Governors Island’s Architectural Decay
In its 10th edition, the Governors Island Art Fair in New York expands its installations into 1920s barracks.
Exploring Blackness in Enigmatic, Black-and-White Fragments
Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s exhibition on Governors Island is overwhelming in its maximalism as it attempts to address the enormous issue of blackness.
Visit Open Studios in a Former Officer’s House on Governors Island
The nine artists participating in AIR Gallery’s inaugural residency program on Governors Island will welcome visitors into their studios on July 29 and 30.
Artists Consider Race in Response to the American Revolution
The curatorial scheme of the Race and Revolution exhibition at Nolan Park on Governors Island is bold and seditious.
The Prescient Work of an Artist Killed on 9/11
The Michael Richards exhibition on Governors Island, curated by Alex Fialho and Melissa Levin, proves what an astonishing loss it was when the artist was killed on 9/11.