Titled In Excess, this year’s Spring/Break is brimming with projects that deepen and extend a feeling of immersion by being hallucinatory, obsessive, and ravishing.
Art, Work, and the Workaday
The lobby gallery at the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed midtown office tower at 1285 Avenue of the Americas, with its partitioned walls flanked by floor-to-ceiling windows on the north and south sides of the building, is unusually well-suited for both casual and concentrated encounters with art.
Best of 2014: Our Top 10 Brooklyn Art Shows
Between the proliferation of galleries in Bushwick and, to a lesser extent, Greenpoint, the small cadre of Dumbo galleries sticking it out, longtime heavyweights including the Brooklyn Museum and BRIC mounting ambitious shows, and Creative Time parachuting Kara Walker’s sugar sphinx into the Domino Sugar Factory, it’s been an exceptionally strong year for art in Brooklyn.
Vandals Destroy Public Sculpture on Randall’s Island
Last night, artist Robert Raphael’s public art work was destroyed by vandals on New York City’s Randall’s Island park.