“Why do you need our money? We have 63,000 people who are sleeping in homeless shelters,” council speaker Corey Johnson told Amazon reps. “Don’t you think there’s a better way for us to spend $3 billion?”
Nearly 250 people gathered today, November 14, in Long Island City to protest the controversial announcement as arts organizations held their breath to see what financial fortunes might come their way from Amazon’s touchdown in Queens.
If the judge in the case follows suit, the verdict could set a remarkable precedent for the protection of graffiti and street art under the Visual Artists Rights Act.
Deep Time at Radiator Arts finds artists exploring the formal ties between textile and digital art.
Cosima von Bonin’s exhibition at SculptureCenter features many splashy, maritime-themed works, but their cumulative effect lacks much depth.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Long Island City yesterday to protest the almost complete absence of unionized workers at the 5Pointz redevelopment site — despite a promise by the project’s developer that he would only employ union workers for the job.
On a three-block stretch of 21st Street in Long Island City, New York City’s economic and artistic evolution plays out in miniature.
Freezing temperature, as it affects a subject’s kinetic energy, serves as a potent metaphor for this show.
Starting on October 11, MoMA PS1 will be free for all New Yorkers for a year.
Art history doesn’t have to live in the past, as proved by the Flux Factory exhibition Ero Guro Nansensu, which closes today.
During the summer, as Labor Day approaches and people flee the city for vacation, Ferris wheels and circus tents can be seen in the distance announcing the arrival of fairs across the counties.
Nine artists are suing Jerry Wolkoff, the owner of the 5Pointz site in Long Island City, Queens, for destroying their murals when his company G&M Realty had the building whitewashed in November 2013.