Only two of the city’s 87 public sculptures depict historical women. The Angelou monument will help begin to shift that balance.
The Innovating Public Art symposium will consider a bevy of questions around public art through discussions with artists like Martin Puryear, Leonardo Drew, and others.
The world’s first permanent public artwork dedicated to transgender women will go to these pioneers of the gay liberation movement.
The statue, which features Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony as leaders of the movement, has been accused of racism and whitewashing history.
The De Blasio administration will build five individual memorials instead of the more ambitious group designs recommended by SheBuiltNYC’s advisory committee to honor women’s collaborative efforts.
The committee originally recommended honoring groups instead of individuals to showcase the collaborative efforts of New York women. The city had another idea.
But will taxpayers foot the bill, paying for the exhibition’s shipment and reinstallation at JFK International Airport?
Who will save Richmond Barthé’s Depression Era frieze from crumbling into dust? The 80-foot-long sculpture was an ambitious public art commission by the gay African American sculptor, but now public officials are reluctant to lend a helping hand.
Last night artist Robin Bell, known for his politically-minded light projections, called out accused rapist and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Charles and Talameika Brice were selected to paint the mural at Obama Magnet, which was named after Confederate president Jefferson Davis until this year.
The United States Tennis Association has commissioned artists to design new “Art Courts” in underserved communities.
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.