Jean Shin’s “Fallen” bids goodbye to the longevity we thought we had and mourns it, so that we might let it go.
In the Hudson River Valley, Artists Navigate Ecology
The exhibition includes paintings by Thomas Cole and Frederic Church, along with contemporary works focusing on habitat protection and environmental sustainability.
Public Art Projects That Bring Poetry and Participatory Installations to Lower Manhattan
Founded as a way of highlighting the resiliency of local artists, LMCC’s annual River to River Festival returns with new and recent works by Asiya Wadud, Mona Chalabi, Jean Shin, and Muna Malik.
A Sculpture Conjures the Secret Life of Trees
Jean Shin’s “Allée Gathering” at Storm King shows how little many of us know about trees and nature.
When It Comes to Female Artists, the MTA Has a Better Track Record than NY’s Top Museums
Curatorial leadership with a focus on site and audience develops an inclusive art program without using quotas.
Arttable’s Annual Benefit Honors Estrellita B. Brodsky and Alexandra Chang
ArtTable’s annual gala gives attendees a chance to raise their glasses to celebrate the accomplishments of two industry leaders while hearing inspiring words from art market expert Amy Cappellazzo.
Refuse Transformed: Reuse as Social Repair
These assemblages showcase art’s power and, poignantly its limitations, to effect material transformations.
Urban Ecological Consciousness at Wave Hill
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 Secret Lives of Discarded Things
Jean Shin: Collections is a great introduction to the artist for those who do not know her work, but encounters the pitfalls of recontextualizing public art within museum settings.
Artists Tinker with Tech at an E-Waste Warehouse
For a one-night exhibition at the Lower East Side Ecology Center’s e-waste warehouse in Gowanus, artists transformed outdated and damaged devices into interactive installations and sculptures.
Archival Slides from the Metropolitan Museum Find New Life as Artworks
After sitting in storage space, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s thousands of 35-millimeter slides found a new home at the Department of Cultural Affairs’s reuse center, Material for the Arts.
From Chuck Close to Sarah Sze, a Ride Through the Art of the Second Avenue Subway
New York’s Second Avenue Subway opened on January 1 after almost a century of planning, with new art installations by Chuck Close, Sarah Sze, Vik Muniz, and Jean Shin.