Mattingly’s public art project at Prospect Park aims to raise awareness about how to create more equitable and sustainable public water systems.
Mattingly’s landscape photographs evoke each site’s geologic timeline.
The eco-arts studio confronts dire realities with artistic resourcefulness and pluck.
By centering the actual machinery of war, Mary Mattingly’s exhibition, What Happens After, pushes viewers who haven’t experienced war to consider what it must be like.
An exhibition of large-scale sculpture, photography, and a monumental wall-based flow chart. On view in Downtown Brooklyn through November 11.
These assemblages showcase art’s power and, poignantly its limitations, to effect material transformations.
By providing more information than viewers might process, the show’s dense, small-font text highlights an aesthetic challenge that confronts social practice art.
A group exhibition featuring almost 20 artists suggests directions for visual art in response to climate change.
Mattingly makes the case that poetry is precisely what’s missing from mainstream responses to anthropogenic climate change.
If art is to be relevant to the environment, it needs to move beyond an art context to engage with the land itself.
This list barely scratches the surface of the city’s artistic offerings this year, from overdue retrospectives to surprising sides of artists we know well.
Conceived of by artist Mary Mattingly, “Swale” models what New York City might look like if food were considered not only an economic good, but a public one.