Starting in July, Socrates Sculpture Park will unveil works by Nona Faustine, Jeffrey Gibson, and more, injecting fresh energy into current debates surrounding public monuments in the US.
Socrates Sculpture Park presents its annual exhibition of artist fellows in an effort to nurture emerging talent.
The Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens will host a free workshop on the magic of playground design by the Noguchi Museum.
On August 9, the park will screen Pere Portabella’s The Silence Before Bach, a non-narrative film that celebrates the composer.
With his current show at Socrates Sculpture Park, Nari Ward takes the lawn ornament to some odd, hallucinatory places.
The 2016 Emerging Artist exhibit at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens includes a truck full of butterflies, and a gathering of Christopher Walken heads.
As numerous dump trucks circled a corner of Socrates Sculpture Park, transporting several tons of new soil, what appeared to have been routine landscape maintenance was actually the curation of a new mini-ecosystem, “A Concave Room for Bees.”
With “Living Pyramid” (2015), Agnes Denes’s first large-scale public sculpture in New York City since she planted and harvested an amber field in the Battery Park Landfill (“Wheatfield – A Confrontation,” 1982), the artist merges botanicals with her interest in mathematics.
The open structure of Sound Event resulted in a casual atmosphere, where one could sit in on a performance, or station, without feeling pressured to stay through its entire duration.
A work on view in Socrates Sculpture Park’s Emerging Artist Fellowship exhibition has been surrounded by a tall wood fence after some Queens residents complained that it was lewd and inappropriate, the New York Times reports.
The Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition at the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City is certainly worth the trek to Queens. The whimsical sculpture show, which launches a yearlong celebration of the park’s 25anniversary, was an excellent showcase for young talent. The diverse sculptures work in congress with the amazing view of Manhattan’s skyline to create an art viewing experience that is at once soothing and sublime.
Maybe the name “float” welcomes the flood. After skipping the journey to Queens the previous Sunday due to the torrential rains, I finally made it to Socrates Sculpture Park two weekends ago for FLOAT: Field of Dreams, the fifth edition in the biennial series of “ephemeral and interactive art.”