The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council also named 18 artists in residence at its new Arts Center on Governors Island.
This year’s LMCC annual festival offers New Yorkers free public works by four distinct artists, on view until August 30.
While lacking much critical edge, Ono’s participatory contribution to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s River to River Festival pushes visitors to discuss the historic contributions of immigrants in the U.S.
Organized by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the 18th annual River to River Festival is Downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival.
Held from June 15-24, the River To River festival provides world-class, free summer arts and cultural experiences downtown, inspiring residents, workers and visitors by connecting them to the best of the arts, the creative process, and unique places.
Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s exhibition on Governors Island is overwhelming in its maximalism as it attempts to address the enormous issue of blackness.
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.
In 1992, artist collective REPOhistory installed 39 aluminum signs in Lower Manhattan that highlighted the overlooked history of New York City.
Since the raid on Occupy Wall Street at Zuccotti Park last month, the movement and related working groups have been searching for a new space to call home. Many have had their eye on Duarte Square, a vacant lot on Sixth Avenue and Canal Street that is comprised of both public and private land. While Duarte Park is owned by the city, the larger enclosed portion of the square belongs to Trinity Real Estate, a commercial realty business that holds six million square feet in the Hudson Square neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.